Dr. Leticia Villarreal Sosa selected to the Fulbright Specialist Program

The Graduate School of Social work is pleased to notify you that Dr Leticia Villarreal Sosa was selected to the Fulbright Specialist Program as an expert in School Social Work. The Fulbright Specialists Program works to link scholars from the U.S. with scholars abroad in order to share expertise and support collaborative projects. To quote from her application: "My home institution, with it's emphasis on international social work, will gain tremendously from expanding our own knowledge base and networks. I hope that I can also provide my skills both in practice, theory, and research to institutions and communities of social workers abroad." She is particularly interested in developing projects within Argentina (currently attending a conference there), Singapore and Azerbaijan and within Africa.

News

Dr. Joyce Shim article published in the International Journal of Social Welfare

Dr. Joyce Shim, assistant professor with colleagues Jaeseung Kim and RaeHyuck Lee published an article in the International Journal of Social Welfare, "Material hardship and despression among low-income households in South Korea: Differences by household type.household type. The magnitude of the association was most pronounced in single- and elderly- headed households. Policy implications to improve well-being among low-income households were discussed.

Dr. Leticia Villarreal Sosa Selected to the Fulbright Specialist Program

Dr. Leticia Villarreal Sosa was selected to the Fulbright Specialist Program as an expert in School Social Work.

Ellen Belluomini discusses technology, patient care in Social Work Today

Lecturer Ellen Belluomini discussed the importance of including social workers in the conversation about enhancing patient care through specialized technologies in the March/April issue of Social Work Today.

Joyce Shim investigates internship and partnership opportunities in Africa

Assistant Professor Joyce Shim accompanied a group of Dominican University faculty to Africa in early December to explore the feasibility of developing global exchange opportunities for Graduate School of Social Work students and faculty in Kenya and Tanzania.

Professor Joyce Shim Receives Fellowship

Dr. Joyce Shim, Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Social Work has received a fellowship to the Network of Korean-American Leaders.

Events

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

What is a LGBT-inclusive provider? How do I become one?

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Do you find it difficult to balance caring for others and caring for yourself?

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Take an in-depth look at how we as a culture have become comfortable with the institutional consumption of women, which is evident in the mass media.

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Come in and explore the risks as well as benefits to using social media and technology.

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

There have been many recent events that have highlighted for many the persistence of racial injustice in the United States.

Friday, May 13, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Prepare yourself to take the LSW/LCSW Exam