Prevention of Financial Abuse Among Elders Affected by Cognitive Decline Received National Attention
Dr. Fei Sun
By Anna Maria Santiago, PhD, Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, ACOSA Member
Amanda Woodward, PhD, Associate Director for Academic Affairs and Research and MSW Program Director; Professor
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.
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.