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Stories of Impact

Impact.

It’s the driving force behind our curriculum, our programs, our research, and our community engagement. These stories provide just a few examples of the ways our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are impacting the field and transforming lives.

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A “Perfect Fit”

Brandie Bentley , PhD Candidate

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Moving From Trauma to Growth

Wan-Jung (Wendy) Hsieh, PhD Student

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It Was Like Family

Tatiana Villarreal, MSW '20

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In the Right Place

Minh Aimone, MSW Student

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On a Family Journey

Scarlett Davalos, BSW '19, MSW Student

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Caring for the Troops and the Troubled

Adam Griffy, MSW '19

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Making Her Voice Matter

Jahnellia Brown, BSW Student

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A Beacon of Hope

Natasha Mables, MSW '20

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Illinois is in my heart

Pamela Wilhoite, MSW Student

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Right Where I’m Supposed to Be

Megan Turner , MSW Student

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