Tag: Social Work

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 […]

UW-Green Bay alumna Beckman named Young Professional of the Year

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Congratulations to UW-Green Bay alumna Sarah Beckman ’08 (Social Work), named Young Professional of the Year by Current Young Professionals. Brandon Rohde of LiveTime, LLC was presented the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Accepting the award for The Next Generation Best Place to Work award was UW-Green Bay alumnus Todd Jadin ’84 (Business Administration) […]

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

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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 […]