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Division of Social Work
(mailing address)
1000 E. University Avenue
Department 3632
College of Health Sciences
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6112
Fax: 307-766-6839
(physical address)
Ninth and Clark Streets
College of Health Sciences
Room 310
Laramie, WY 82071
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May 15, 2015: 2nd Annual Graduation Reception was a smashing success.  Over 200 graduates and their families and friends attended this festive celebration at the Hilton Garden Inn.  The Red Carpet photos were particularly popular.

April 24, 2015: Carolyn Haney and Mona Schatz will be presenting at the 2015 Policy Conference 2.0 in Austin, Texas on May 28-30

April 17, 2015: MSW student Megan O'Brien received Third Place Award for Student Poster Presentations at CHS Annual Research Day

April 17, 2015: BSW student Misty Heil's student poster presentation at CHS Annual Research Day received much positive feedback

January 23, 2015: Kari Velzke received notification that her article Evidence of What Works to Support and Sustain Care at Home for People with Dementia: A Literature Review has been accepted for publication in Biomed Central Geriatrics

Upcoming Events 

May 29, 2015: Orientation for MSW students, Hilton Garden Inn, Salons F&G,
Advanced Standing students 9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lunch at 12:00 pm
Foundation students 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

May 29, 2015: BBQ for MSW students and their families, Gateway Center, 5:30 to 7:30 pm

Recent Faculty Scholarship

Amy Baker and Brown, L.M. and Ragonese, M.: Confronting Barriers to Critical Discussions about Sexualization with Adolescent Girls, accepted for publication in Social Work.

Valerie Thompson-Ebanks: Leaving College Prematurely: The Experiences of Nontraditional Age College Students with Depression, accepted for publication in the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice.

Neely Mahapatra and Mona Schatz: Social Networking Among Health Sciences University Students: Examining Social Network Usage, Social Support and General Well-Being, accepted for publication in Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment.

Donna Leigh Bliss: Using the Social Work Advocacy Practice Model to Find Our Voices in Service of Advocacy. Published in Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership & Governance.

Neely Mahapatra and Mona Schatz: Domestic Violence: Prevalence Among South Asian Migrant Women. Accepted for publication in Tayor, M. & Pooley, J.A. (Eds.) Overcoming Domestic Violence: Creating Dialogue Around Vulnerable Populations. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Valerie Thompson-Ebanks: Disability Disclosure Among College Students with Psychiatric Disabilities in Professional Majors: Risks and Implications for Rural Communities.  Accepted for publication in Journal of Continuing Education.

Neely Mahapatra, M. Faulkner, and Mona Schatz: Forefront of Human Rights Issues: Integrating Human Trafficking into Social Work Curriculums. Accepted for publication in Critical Social Work.

Kari Velzke: Evaluation of a Dementia Care Learning Programme in Nursing Older People.

Donna Leigh Bliss, Edward Pecukonis, and Mary Snyder-Vogel: Principled Leadership Development Model for Aspiring Social Work Managers and Administrators: Development and Administration in Human Services Organizations Management, Leadership & Governance.

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