Tag: Social Work

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 […]

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 […]