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Dean Search

November 28, 2016

The School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is known for developing and disseminating knowledge that contributes to effective social welfare policies, programs and practices. The School emphasizes theoretical and empirical analysis and research-based practice addressing vulnerable and marginalized populations and community needs. Home to a wide-ranging student body and faculty, ... Read more

CSWE Minority Fellowship Program Award

November 9, 2016

The purpose of the program is to reduce health disparities and improve behavioral health-care outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse populations by increasing the number of culturally competent master’s-level behavioral health professionals serving children, adolescents, and populations in transition to adulthood. As a fellow in the MFP-Y program, Annette has the opportunity to enhance her ... Read more

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School of Social Work Luncheon @ the Chicago Area Illini Days

November 9, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016 12-1:30 p.m. Orange and Blue Conference Room Illini Center 200 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 “Promoting innovation in social work practice with vulnerable children and families” – 0.5 CEU Speaker: Dr. Kimberley A. Mann- Project Director, IB3, UIUC “Innovations in school-based mental health: Integration of technology into programming for children ... Read more

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Delinquent Youths with PTSD Need Individualized Treatment, Studies Suggest

October 6, 2016

Juvenile offenders who have a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder are at 67 percent greater risk of entering substance abuse treatment within seven years, a new study found. “It’s quite shocking, honestly, and really speaks to the lasting impact of early childhood trauma,” said lead author Jordan Davis, a doctoral student in social work at ... Read more