Social Work in the News – Aug 11, 2008

Aug 11, 2008

New College Students Must Know Alcohol Danger
KUTV – Salt Lake City, UT
Students are leaving home for the first time and have a new sense of freedom and independence,” said Ryan Randall, LCSW, U of U Counseling Center.

It’s reigning cats and dogs
Chicago Tribune – United States
The program is run by Sherry Fickenscher, a dog lover and social worker at the Des Plaines-based company. The dogs come from rescue groups and are usually

Interim director for MU’s School of Social Work to
Columbia Missourian – Columbia, MO
Sable is the associate dean of Research and Graduate Studies and a professor of social work. The decision was announced in an e-mail to colleagues on July

Heroes support families during annual race
Star Community Newspapers – Plano, TX
The money is dispersed upon request from pediatric social workers all over Texas. Larissa Linton, director of development and co-founder, said the social

Social Work in Africa: Helping the Ghanian Street Girls
By Wayne State University
International Social Work Organization will hold an international Lecture to increase awareness of international Social Work locally and abroad. This event will include African dancers and refreshments.

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