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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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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

January 22, 2015: January issue of next, the quarterly newsletter of the Social Work Chapter of the UW Alumni Association, is in the mail to members

January 17, 2015: Amy Castro Baker received two prestigious awards at the Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference in New Orleans

Upcoming Events 

May 6, 2015: Teaching and Technology Lunchbox: Service Learning in Action: Using Mindmaps, Google Docs, and Storyboarding to Provide Crucial Information to the Campus Community, presented by Carolyn Haney and Neely Mahapatra, College of Education 510F, 12:00 to 1:30

May 15: Division of Social Work Graduation Reception, Hilton Garden Inn, 5:00 to 7:00

May 16: College of Health Sciences Commencement, Arena Auditorium, 8:30 am

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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