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School Awarded $919K SAMHSA Grant to Develop SBIRT Training

September 29, 2015

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a grant in the amount of $919,000 to Dr. Douglas C. Smith, Associate Professor, School of Social Work at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Liliane Windsor, Assistant Professor, will serve as the ... Read more


Introducing the SBIRT Scholars Program

September 29, 2015

What is the SBIRT Scholars Program? SBIRT Scholars Program is a certificate program at the University of Illinois (2016-2019) for BSW or MSW students. The School of Social Work was awarded this three-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Principal Investigator, Dr. Doug Smith will train 230 students on how to ... Read more

Professor Lough Shares Forum Discussion Paper for 2015

September 18, 2015

Presented on the International Forum for Volunteering in Development website, this paper examines ways that modern donor practices may challenge IVCOs’ alignment with the interests of civil society in partner countries—particularly in circumstances where a strong focus on service delivery and poverty eradication limit support for grassroots movements aimed at transformational structural and social change. This thesis is ... Read more

How Advanced Care Planning Can Improve Care

September 9, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:00 – 1:00 pm Presence Covenant Medical Center Auditorium Bernard Hammes, PhD Director, Medical Humanities and Respecting Choices at Gundersen Health System Dr. Bernard Hammes is the director of Medical Humanities and Respecting Choices® for Gundersen Health System headquartered in La Crosse, Wisc. His work has been primarily focused on improving ... Read more

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2015 School of Social Work T-Shirts

September 4, 2015

Order yours today! Click here to place an order T-Shirts are $15 each. You will be billed for your total amount plus shipping (if applicable) once your order is received. ... Read more