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November 10, 2014

December Social Work Convocation Ceremony Speaker Announced

Darrell Wheeler is president of the National Association of Social Workers and since 2011 has been the dean of Loyola University’s School of Social Work. Prior to his post at Loyola, Wheeler was associate dean for research and community partnerships at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College (CUNY). Wheeler is an educator ... Read more

November 6, 2014

Community Learning Lab Provides Service Learning Network

Posted: Thursday, November 6, 2014 | Read story on Daily Illini website By Reema Abi-Akar | Staff Writer | Daily Illini | abiakar2@dailyillini.com   The Community Learning Lab has connected nearly 100 local agencies to hundreds of University students. “The students at the U of I have put in over 5,000 hours through this (program) ... Read more

October 14, 2014

Faculty, PhD Students and Alums to Present at 2014 CSWE APM

The Annual Program Meeting (APM) is the pre-eminent annual meeting for social work educators, students, deans, and directors worldwide. Each year, the APM brings together more than 2,500 individual members as well as more than 400 graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. The 60th Annual Program Meeting will take place October 23-26th in Tampa, Florida. Social Environment ... Read more

October 6, 2014

Illinois Child Protective Service (CPS) Investigators Sought for Comparative Study

Who is eligible? CPS investigators currently employed by the State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and working in the Central Region.  Participants should have at least 2 years of CPS experience. What will participants do? Participants will be interviewed by a researcher at a location that is convenient for them.  During the ... Read more

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October 1, 2014

MSW Open House Events and Outreach Program Informational Meetings

Outreach Program Informational Meetings Be one of the more than half million professional social workers in the United States dedicated to strengthening vulnerable families. Find out how you can earn your masters of social work degree in our unique outreach program, designed specifically for working professionals. The MSW Outreach program permits students with the necessary ... Read more