Tag: Social Work

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 […]

Faculty note: Akakpo presents on juvenile sex offenders

College of Health, Education and Social Welfare’s Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo (Social Work) presented a paper on juvenile sex offenders at International Academy of Law and Mental Health (IALMH) conference held from July 9 to July 14, 2017, at University of Charles Prague, Czech Republic. It was entitled “Self-reported of Deviant Sexual Arousal offense among […]

Faculty note: Assistant Prof. Groessl to participate in institute

UW-Green Bay Assistant Prof. Joan Groessl (Social Work) was recently selected by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) to participate as a scholar in its Path to Licensure Institute. The institute is part of ASWB’s Path to Licensure program, designed to help schools of social work infuse information about professional licensing and social work […]