Tag: Social Work

Groessl to lead ethics and boundaries workshop

Rainbow Hospice Care will host its second annual Ethics and Boundaries Workshop Oct. 11 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Comfort Suites Johnson Creek Conference Center. UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Joan Groessl, PhD, MSW, LCSW, (Social Work) at the and former president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, will be […]

UW-Green Bay’s Student Skills Learning Lab helps prepare students for real-life situations

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has invested in a state-of-the-arts skills learning lab that will provide an environment to foster communication and counseling skills, promote professional practice behaviors and create opportunities for interdisciplinary learning among students in health-related and education fields. Faculty, staff and donors were able to tour the new space in Mary Ann Cofrin […]

Faculty note: Dana Johnson featured in WalletHub’s ‘Ask the Experts’

Dana Johnson, lecturer and child welfare coordinator (Social Work) provided expertise on bullying in WalletHub’s “Ask the Experts.” Johnson responded to key questions posed about preventing and addressing bullying, including cyberbullying. Check out the discussion.  

UW-Green Bay recognizes excellence in the awarding of Founders Awards

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GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay recognized some of its top faculty and staff members Wednesday, August 22, 2018, with 2018 Founders Awards for Excellence. The awards were presented before an audience of more than 450 in the Phoenix Room of the University Union, UW-Green Bay. Made possible by private philanthropic support, the […]

Faculty note: Prof. Higgins returns from Gothenburg, Sweden

Associate Prof. Doreen Higgins (Social Work) has returned from a five-month stay as an invited visiting researcher in the Department of Social Work at the University of Gothenburg (GU) in Gothenburg, Sweden. While there, Higgins conducted a qualitative study of the Swedish social welfare state and interviewed public sector social workers across the country. She […]

Fox 11 covers Camp Lloyd

One of UW-Green Bay’s summer camps, Camp Lloyd, offers peer support to children who have lost a loved one. Each camper is matched with a UW-Green Bay student who has studied a full semester just to intern at the camp. The camp offers a safe environment to talk about feelings related to losing someone important […]

Millennials with UW-Green Bay ties embrace supper club culture

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USA Today Network’s Daniel Higgins spent a significant time with a group of Millennials who have embraced the supper club culture still going strong in Wisconsin. What’s unique about this group? Many of them have UW-Green Bay ties as alumni and employees! Read the story. Left to right in photo above: Jen Schanen-Materi ’08 ’13 […]

Photos: Camp Lloyd 2018 helps grieving kids cope

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Camp Lloyd, a week-long day camp for children ages 7 to 14 who are grieving the loss of loved ones, returned to UW-Green Bay, June 24-29, 2018. Camp Lloyd provides a safe and fun environment for children to learn they’re not alone in dealing with grief. It gives campers time to explore their own experiences […]

UW-Green Bay team attends NCORE conference

Eric Arneson, vice chancellor for student affairs and campus climate) and Susan Gallagher-Lepak, dean of the College of Health, Education and Social Work (CHESW) led a dynamic team of UW-Green Bay faculty and staff to the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in New Orleans May 29 to June 2, 2018. This national conference is […]

Celebration for Social Work graduates

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The Social Work Professional Programs celebrated the 2018 Master’s of Social Work and Bachelor’s of Social Work program graduates at the Weidner Center on May 4, 2018. The evening began with a symposium of MSW graduate project poster presentations. The celebration included induction of the Phi Delta Social Work Honor Society members, with special recognition […]