Tag Archives: social worker

Grace L. Hewell

Grace L. Hewell, 89, a retired social worker and federal education specialist, died March 7 of congestive heart failure at Providence Hospital in the District. She was a resident of the District and Chattanooga, Tenn. Dr. Hewell was born in Chattanooga and graduated from Spelman College in 1940. After receiving a master’s degree in social work from Atlanta University in ... Read More »

A Social Worker Treats His Mugger Right

Visit NPR Online to Listen to the LIVE interview with Julio Diaz. Julio Diaz has a daily routine. Every night, the 31-year-old social worker ends his hour-long subway commute to the Bronx one stop early, just so he can eat at his favorite diner. But one night last month, as Diaz stepped off the No. 6 train and onto a ... Read More »

Social Work Safety – Diruhi Mattain

The safety of social workers across the country is brought to the attention of the public when a social worker is killed in the line of duty. This is an issue of great importance to the National Association of Social Workers and its 56 chapters every day. The recent tragedy of the murder of a social worker in Massachusetts brings ... Read More »

Social Worker in the News – Kansas prisons see drop in recidivism

Roger Werholtz MSW, Kansas State Secretary of Corrections is a 1978 graduate of the University of Kansas, School of Social Welfare where he continues to serve as a field instructor for “administrative track” MSW students. Full Article – http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics/story/475592.html The percentage of Kansas inmates who commit new crimes while on supervised release has dropped significantly over five years.The rate, which ... Read More »