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Illinois Social Work Partnership Creates Intervention Project Which Aims to Open Doors Upon Re-entry

February 13, 2017

Community Wise, a community-based research collaboration, has launched an intervention to reduce substance use in marginalized communities through a program that can be delivered for less than $250 per participant. Community Wise was created by the Newark Community Collaborative Board (NCCB), and the intervention will be supported by a four-year, $2 million grant from the ... Read more

NASW CEU Event/Lola’s Brush Painting Party

February 7, 2017

Intermodal Expressive Arts: Using the Creative Process in Clinical Work  This East Central District event will examine expressive arts. Expressive arts have been used in clinical work as a way of deepening the therapeutic process and move beyond the use of talk therapy. Presenter Theresa Benson will discuss expressive arts in clinical work. Presenter: Theresa Benson, PhD ... Read more

Local Trauma Training Opportunity for Social Workers (CEUs available)

February 3, 2017

Champaign County is looking for individuals who want to help: educate others in the community, their organizations, groups or families about trauma families, community members, & their peers heal! share resources with those impacted by trauma(s) & help identify and find healing and helpful solutions Choose one of these upcoming sessions: March 2nd & 3rd ... Read more

Davis Selected for SSWR Doctoral Fellow Award

January 20, 2017

Illinois Social Work doctoral student, Jordan Davis has been chosen as 2017 recipient of the SSWR Doctoral Fellow Award. The award was presented to him at the SSWR Conference Awards Presentation on January 14th in New Orleans. Jordan Davis is a 5th year doctoral candidate in the School of Social Work. Jordan received his bachelors ... Read more

Join us at the 21st Annual SSWR Conference in New Orleans

December 19, 2016

Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00am – 10:00 am New Orleans Marriott Lafayette Room, 41st Floor 555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130 Enjoy a morning break and classic New Orleans treats including beignets, king cakes and Café Au Lait. RSVP by January 6, 2017 ... Read more