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May 17, 2011

CHASS Sponsors Panel at National Conference for Restorative Justice

“Promoting, Implementing, and Expanding Restorative Justice” This June, the third National Conference on Restorative Justice will commence with the shared goal above. Taking place in Raleigh at the Sheraton Hotel, the conference will bring together academics, community leaders, educators, faith leaders, judges, politicians, policy-makers, practitioners, and concerned citizens to explore the use of restorative justice… 

Apr 27, 2011

Study Finds Keys To Working With Latino Church To Fight Domestic Abuse

Latinos are the fastest growing population in the United States and have relatively high rates of domestic violence, coupled with social and linguistic barriers that can make it difficult for Latino families to access relevant social services. But a new study from NC State’s Department of Social Work finds Latino religious leaders willing to help address… 

Apr 20, 2011

Suicide Prevention Program Earns Seed Grant Funding

An alarming rise in suicide attempts over the past year prompted Professor of Social Work Willa J. Casstevens to create a suicide prevention proposal for NC State’s campus. Dr. Casstevens developed the NC State Suicide Prevention Proposal with co-investigator Dr. Jodi Hall to foster a culture and climate on campus that encourages outreach and help-seeking behavior. The… 

Jul 21, 2010

Taliaferro Elected to National Urban Affairs Board

Jocelyn D. Taliaferro, MSW, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work, was recently elected to the Governing Board of the Urban Affairs Association for a three-year term. 

Mar 1, 2010

CHASS Student of the Month – March 2010

Patricia Meardon, March 2010 CHASS Student of the Month