The School of Social Work has a new Social Work with Combat Veterans Certificate program training MSWs and professionals working in the human services field about how to help veterans heal from combat trauma and moral injury. We believe MSU is the first university in the country to launch a program specifically focused on combat veterans.
Dr. Angie Kennedy
MSU School of Social Work faculty member, Dr. Angie Kennedy, was featured in MSU Today (external link) for her research work identifying risk factors linked to sexual violence in young women’s first relationships in life.
$24 million award for Institute to help child welfare agencies recruit and retain skilled workers
EAST LANSING, MI (October 25, 2018) — The U.S. Children’s Bureau has announced that the University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare is the recipient of new funding to continue leading the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute (NCWWI). The $24 million award will be paid over a five-year period that began on Sept. 29. The award is a renewal of funding received in 2008 and again in 2014.
Reprinted from NASW News, April 2018
Forty-eight BSW and MSW students from across the country traveled to Washington, D.C., in March for educational sessions on health care, leadership and advocacy activities on Capitol Hill as part of the Social Work Health Care Education and Leadership Scholars (Social Work HEALS) Student Policy Summit.
The summit, which was hosted at NASW's national office, provided an opportunity for emerging social work leaders to learn about and participate in the policymaking process.
Genesee County Prevention Coalition supports the DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 28th. Pictured left to right: Kelly Oginsky, Officer Nelson, Laurie Lawlor-Clark and Cayli Clark
The following article was written by Laurie Lawlor-Clark, a current MSW student in our Flint program.
January 26, 2018
Dear Academic and Field Faculty, Staff, and Students,