Dr. Jocelyn Taliaferro named Vice Chair of the Urban Affaris Association
During this year’s annual spring conference held in San Francisco, the UAA Governing Board selected the following officers to serve for the coming year: Dr. Michael Leo Owens (Emory University)—Chair; Dr. Jocelyn Taliaferro (North Carolina State University)-Vice-Chair; and Dr. Edith Barrett (University of Connecticut)--Secretary-Treasurer. The officers were elected by unanimous vote of the Governing Board.
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Second year MSW student, Allen Gibson is announced as the 2013 Social Work Case Management Fellow
The American Case Management Association (ACMA) announces Allen Gibson is the 2013 Social Work Case Management Fellow. Mr. Gibson is a Social Work Case Manager at WakeMed Health & Hospitals and a Respite Counselor for NC START Central Respite (Easter Seals UCP) in North Carolina.
The Fellowship is a nine-month, hospital-based program governed and bestowed by ACMA in partnership with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, Texas.
"I am honored and humbled to be selected as the 2013 ACMA Social Work Case Management Fellow," says Mr. Gibson. "I would like to thank the ACMA for the opportunity to work with one of the premier case management systems in the country as well as to represent the social work profession as I continue to learn and grow as a professional. I look forward to this experience and everything that it has to offer me as I begin my career as a professional social worker."
The 2013 Fellowship will be conducted at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston under the direction of Kendal Allsop, LCSW, Supervisor, Community Outreach for Personal Empowerment (COPE) Program.
Second Year MSW Studnet, Kayte Thomas, recevied the "Birth Defects Education & Prevention Award.
Kayte is one of 5 parents who were selected by the National Birth Defects Prevention Network to be part of a national parent advisory panel. She and the PAG (Parent Advisory Group) created the following PSA on child birth defects. On February 25, 2013, she received the National Birth Defects Education and Prevention Award for her work.
Welcome to the Department of Social Work!
A message from the Department Head
Welcome to the Department of Social Work at NC State University. If you are interested in improving the lives of others to build a more socially and economically just society, then you have found the right place. The social work profession offers you a multitude of opportunities with individuals, groups and communities. We prepare social workers to be culturally competent and to work with the families and communities that experience life’s most difficult challenges. Explore what our Social Work department has to offer. It will be a life changing experience.
Dr. Monica Terrell Leach
Interim Department Head