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Posted on January 11, 2018

VCU School of Social Work professor aims to improve life for older adults in Peruvian highlands

Denise Burnette’s work to allow the elderly to age in place adds to efforts of the Richmond Global Health Alliance, which is providing health services to impoverished areas in Latin America. By Leah Small Science writer University Public Affairs Young adults raised in Pampas Grande — a small farming village perched more than 12,000 feet above sea level in the … Continue reading » “VCU School of Social Work professor aims to improve life for older adults in Peruvian highlands”

Posted on January 11, 2018

VCU Alum Gives Testimony of Student Homelessness and Financial Aid

by Alan Rodriguez Espinoza VCU School of Social Work Student homelessness and housing instability have been discussed on the Senate floor for years. While data and statistics have added to the conversation, the testimony of Virginia Commonwealth University alum Elaine Williams brought something new — a first-hand experience of student homelessness. Williams, (B.S.W.’17/SW), says universities across the country are failing … Continue reading » “VCU Alum Gives Testimony of Student Homelessness and Financial Aid”

Posted on January 9, 2018

VCU presentations at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 22nd Society for Social Work and Research annual conference. Stop by any of the following presentations, discussions or workshops and learn more about what makes VCU, our faculty and our students distinctive. Thursday, Jan. 11 Thursday, Jan. 11, 1:30 … Continue reading » “VCU presentations at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference”

Posted on November 27, 2017

VCU welcomes iCubed visiting scholar

Looking at poverty through the social work perspective As an iCubed visiting scholar, Jan Ivery tackles persistent urban challenges Visiting scholar Jan Ivery, Ph.D., is applying her expertise in macro social work practice to improving life for residents in the city of Richmond. Ivery is a key member of the recently formed Social Justice Transdisciplinary Core of VCU’s Institute for … Continue reading » “VCU welcomes iCubed visiting scholar”

Posted on November 8, 2017

VCU professor collaborates on special issue of addictions journal

By Alan Rodriguez Espinoza Virginia Commonwealth University assistant professor Karen Chartier, Ph.D., had the honor of developing a special issue of the American Journal on Addictions, which was published in August of this year. Chartier was invited to co-edit the journal issue in 2015 after organizing a panel in San Antonio, Texas, where the editor of the journal, Thomas Kosten, … Continue reading » “VCU professor collaborates on special issue of addictions journal”

Posted on November 7, 2017

2017 Macro Brew

Emeriti faculty and VCU School of Social Work 2017 Alumni Star Bob Peay (M.S.W. ’74/SW), emeriti faculty member Bob Schneider, Ph.D., and Interim Dean Tim Davey, Ph.D., and the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work Office of Development and Alumni Relations invite friends of the school to join them for Macro Brew. Maco Brew is an event to support the Social Work Administration, Planning, and Policy … Continue reading » “2017 Macro Brew”

Posted on November 6, 2017

Meet VCU’s newest social work Ph.D. students

Reflecting the missions of Virginia Commonwealth University and the social work profession, the Ph.D. Program in Social Work aims to develop scholars, researchers and educators who will, independently and collaboratively, contribute significantly to advancing social justice and human well-being within local, national and international contexts. The four students in the school’s newest Ph.D. Program cohort are poised to do just … Continue reading » “Meet VCU’s newest social work Ph.D. students”

Posted on October 30, 2017

Q&A with Patrick Dattalo

  Patrick Dattalo, Ph.D. is a tenured Professor at the School of Social Work and has been part of the School’s community since 1980. He holds both a Ph.D. and Master’s degree from VCU in Public Administration and Social Work, and teaches courses in research methods, quantitative analysis, statistics and macro practice at B.S.W., M.S.W. and Ph.D. levels within the … Continue reading » “Q&A with Patrick Dattalo”

Posted on October 17, 2017

VCU welcomes new social work faculty

The four newest faculty members in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Social Work are experts in the areas of child welfare and aging. The addition of teacher-researchers Nicole Corley, Ph.D., Jamie Cage, Ph.D., Hollee McGinnis, Ph.D., and Kyeongmo Kim, Ph.D., builds critical capacity for the school to create and disseminate knowledge about children and aging adults, two particularly vulnerable subsets … Continue reading » “VCU welcomes new social work faculty”

Posted on October 17, 2017

Child Welfare Stipend Program at VCU

By Alan Rodriguez Espinoza After a 7-year-long hiatus, the Child Welfare Education and Support Program is back at Virginia Commonwealth University under a new name: the Child Welfare Stipend Program. The program has returned to Virginia and is being managed by the Virginia Department of Social Services. It was first reintroduced at Radford University during the fall of 2016, and … Continue reading » “Child Welfare Stipend Program at VCU”

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