Tag: Social Work

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 […]

UW-Green Bay student named Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipient for 2018

UW-Green Bay student Alana Dallas (First Nations Studies and Social Work) was selected as a honoree for the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award for 2018. Presented by the University of Wisconsin System, the Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award is an annual honor given to faculty, staff, students or community members to recognize […]

Photography volunteers sought for ‘photovoice study’

Please pass this along to students… Who is ALICE? ALICE is Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed individuals of Wisconsin who earn an income above the federal poverty level but below the basic cost of living. UW-Green Bay students will serve as photographers in this study and will photograph their lived experiences and come together three […]

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 […]