Tag: Social Work

Social Work students hold informational session on men affected by domestic violence

As part of an Advocacy Project in their undergraduate Social Policy Analysis course, Social Work students will host an advocate from Rainbow House to speak about men who are affected by domestic violence. The informational session will be held Tuesday, April 16 at 4:30 p.m., in Wood Hall 117.  All are welcome to attend the […]

Social Work senior class presents ‘ALICE’ results to United Way

Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the United Way on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in the Social Work Program take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year, the students worked with United Way to learn […]

Social Work senior class presents year-long research to United Way

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Culminating a year-long research project, the Bachelor of Social Work senior class gave a presentation to the United Way on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Christie Theater. Annually, seniors in the Social Work Program take on a collaborative research project with a community partner. This year, the students worked with United Way to learn […]

Helping Professions Open House is Friday, Feb. 15

On Friday afternoon (Feb. 15, 2019), the University is hosting the Helping Professions Open House, a collaborative program between five helping professions academic programs and admissions. Nursing, Social Work, Education, Psychology and Human Biology will be featured. More than 135 Green Bay Area Public School students and more than 75 prospective students and guests will be on campus to […]

Crisis: On the Frontlines

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Training program expands statewide Crisis. A frantic phone call, or race to the emergency room. Crisis. A feeling of deep sadness, not knowing how you’ll handle it all. Crisis. An attempt to take one’s life. Crisis can come in many different situations, affecting each person uniquely. In every crisis, there is a call for help. […]

MLK Jr. Celebration is Saturday Jan. 19, 2019

As it has for years, UW-Green Bay is set to play a fundamental role in Saturday’s (Jan. 19, 2019) Brown County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The University is a major sponsor for this awesome annual event, which runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon at NWTC’s Student Center. […]

Alumnus Glen Tilot wins prestigious award

Nominated by UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Joan Groessl (Social Work) and the UW-Green Bay Social Work program, alumnus Glen Tilot (Social Work) ’81 received the National Association of Social Work-Wisconsin Chapter 2018 Distinguished Social Worker Award. “I was able to bring a guest and was excited to bring Richard Jansen the UWGB Social Work instructor whose […]

Distinguished alumnus, Doug Wirth receives prestigious award

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One of UW-Green Bay’s most recent Distinguished Alumni Award winners, Douglas Wirth ’89 (Social Work) was recognized as one of the most responsible business leaders in New York City. Wirth, President and CEO of Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid Special Needs Health Plan (SNP), was recognized with a Responsible 100 award on December 18 at Sony […]

Register for the Trauma Informed Care 1 workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 14

A Trauma Informed Care 1 workshop will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Phoenix Room A located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Trauma Informed Care 1 is a philosophical model of approaching work with clients, neighbors in the community and family with a different perspective than previously […]