Tag: Social Work

Social Work students culminate a year-long research project with Boys & Girls Club

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Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the Boys & Girls Club, March 8, 2018, in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in Social Work take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year the students worked with the Boys & Girls Club (BGC) […]

Ideas for the Aging: Team ‘Stability’ takes home win and cash prize

Innovation in Aging Group

Nine teams and 40 students represented all four of the UW-Green Bay colleges in the second annual Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The competition is sponsored by UW-Green Bay’s College of Health Education and Social Welfare, WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center. First prize and $500 was […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Joan Groessl providing guidance in Suicide Prevention Training

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Joan Groessl (Social Work) is leading the effort in the Live Algoma Suicide Prevention Training using the Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Curriculum. The QPR training is being used to educate citizens on the issues related to suicide. She will be proctoring and providing guidance to those who will do the training. More […]

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

Save the date: ‘Trauma-Informed Care: Working with Compassion and Understanding’

Save the date for “Trauma-Informed Care” workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Christie Theatre. Watch your email for a registration link. “Many of our students, colleagues, family, and friends have faced trauma and adverse childhood experiences. Trauma Informed Care (TIC) is an evidence-informed approach that promotes healthy and compassionate relationships […]

New Student Skills Learning Lab under renovation

UW-Green Bay Social Work and Education faculty are showing their excitement over a new student skills learning lab that will support development of communication, counseling and presentation skills, as well as professional behaviors among students in Social Work, Education, and Health majors in Mary Ann Cofrin Hall 131/133. The photos show the faculty lending a […]

Faculty note: Rhee publication

UW-Green Bay Assistant Professor Stephanie Rhee (Social Work), recently published the following: Rhee, S.  (2017). Acculturative stress and coping among Korean immigrant elders residing in non-Korean ethnic enclaves. International Social Work. doi: 10.1177/0020872817741183 and Rhee, S.  (2017, October). A caterpillar morphs into a butterfly. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping.  22(3), 18-21.  

Book by Voelker and Gurung a collaborative effort across UW

It’s a great example of interdisciplinarity and of teaming with peers from across the UW System. Prof. Regan Gurung (Human Development, Psychology) and Associate Prof. David Voelker (History, Humanities) published the book, “Big Picture Pedagogy: Finding Interdisciplinary Solutions to Common Learning Problems: New Directions for Teaching and Learning,” with contributions from faculty across the UW […]