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Powell to Assist Victims of Hurricane

September 8, 2017

Professor Tara Powell works with both adults and children to teach coping strategies after natural disasters. Powell will be headed to Houston, TX next week to help those in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Hear her WILL The 21st show interview.  (approx. 35 minute mark) ... Read more

Social Work Ambassadors at the University of Illinois

August 7, 2017

The goals of the Social Work Ambassadors program are to provide exceptional outreach and service throughout the School of Social Work, hone professional and leadership skills, and provide opportunities and experiences that will lead to personal and professional growth of the Ambassadors. Social Work Ambassadors are involved with activities and events related to recruitment, retention, ... Read more

Dean Steven Anderson

New Dean of Social Work Named

July 28, 2017

Steven Anderson, the director of the School of Social Work at Michigan State University, was named the dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign effective Sept. 16, pending approval by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees. “Professor Anderson will bring an outstanding combination of prioritization of students, ... Read more

Karen Tabb Dina

Tabb Named Recipient of NAPSW Innovation Program Award

July 27, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Tabb Dina, recipient of the National Association of Perinatal Social Workers (NAPSW) Innovation Program Award. Dr. Tabb Dina accepted this award at the recent 41st Annual NAPSW Conference in Portland Oregon. Her project will be featured at next year’s conference in Long Beach, CA. ... Read more