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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


April 11, 2014: MSW student Brittany Wienholz' poster received 3rd place in the competitive poster presentation for the 2014 College of Health Sciences Grand Rounds 

March 14, 2014: MSW student Brittany Wienholz will be presenting her thesis research study and preliminary findings on child sexual abuse at the Shepard Symposium for Social Justice on April 3, 2014. She will also be presenting Journeys after Childhood Sexual Abuse: A Phenomenological Study in a Frontier Region at the College of Health Sciences Grand Rounds Research Day on April 9 at 3:00 pm in the 4th floor Surge area in the College of Health Sciences building.

February 27, 2014: Dr. Diane Kempson received a WyGEC Faculty Development Mini Grant to attend the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT) International Conference being held from October 8-12, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

February 12, 2014: BSW students Carrie Sturgeon and Jessica Rader received scholarship awards to attend the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Director's Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in March.

February 7, 2014:  Nominations for annual Division of Social Work Awards are now being accepted for students, alumni and faculty. Please write a short summary of 200-250 words giving rationale and specific examples of why the nominee is an excellent candidate for the award. Please provide contact information for the person you are nominating as well as contact information for yourself (in case of followup questions). Please email nominations to by Monday, March 24.

January 31, 2014: Application materials for admission to 2014 BSW program are now available

January 24, 2014: Division of Social Work launches redesigned Giving pages to highlight the many initiatives that our friends and supporters can help grow.


Upcoming Events 

May 9, 2014:    Division of Social Work Graduation Reception,
                           Hilton Garden Inn, 5 to 7 pm

May 10, 2014:  College of Health Sciences Graduation


Recent Faculty Scholarship

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.

Neely Mahapatra and Mona Schatz: Local to Global: Social Networking Among Social Work/Health Sciences Students. Society for Social Work Research Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Valerie Thompson-Ebanks and Deborah Valentine: Factors Influencing University Withdrawal for Undergraduates with Disabilities: Implications for Social Work. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

Joanne Theobald: Finding Social Work's Role on a Medical Brigade. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in Dallas, Texas

Bethany Cutts: State Level Policy Advocacy, Why is it Important for Social Workers? NASW Wyoming Annual Conference in Casper, Wyoming

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Highlights from the first Division of Social Work Showcase Reception

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