Tag: Social Work

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 […]

Video: UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement

Grab a tissue as you watch another fantastic group of UW-Green Bay students experience what is likely one of their most anticipated days of college — commencement. In this video, Terisa Batrez (Social Work), Ryan Ewert (Engineering Technology) and Destany Calma-Birling (Psychology) share their experiences and their excitement for the future.  

Faculty note: Doreen Higgins receives invitation to pursue research in Sweden

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Doreen Higgins in the College of Health, Education, and Social Welfare, Social Work Professional Programs, received a formal letter of invitation this week from the Social Work Department at the University of Gothenburg in Gothenburg, Sweden to conduct her sabbatical research in the spring semester of 2018. The University of Gothenburg’s […]

Social Work named NRHH spotlight of the month

UW-Green Bay Social Work was selected as the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) spotlight of the month for March. Amid a busy second semester, Social Work undergraduate students presented a year-long Live Algoma project and the Social Work Club hosted an advocacy booth on sex trafficking and hosted a sex trafficking advocate from the Sexual Assault […]

‘Diversity, Learning and Student Success’ presentation and discussion

Join faculty members Caroline Boswell (Humanities), Kate Burns (Human Development, Psychology), Dana Johnson (Social Work) and Courtney Sherman (Music) for a presentation and discussion from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, April 17 in the Christie Theatre as they share highlights of their experience attending the Association of American Colleges and Universities conference on Diversity, Learning […]

UW-Green Bay hosts hearing on dementia services and education

At a budget hearing at UW-Green Bay over the weekend, local advocates pressed state Democrats to preserve or expand funding for dementia services and education in the state budget. The Green Bay Press-Gazette covered the hearing. “UWGB Professor of Social Work Doreen Higgins told the legislators Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to boost UW-System funding by […]

Education was instrumental in Social Work licensure

An addendum to a previous post… UW-Green Bay Social Work Professional Programs recently received approval from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) to provide a school social work licensure program for Master of Social Work (MSW) students and practitioners. With the guidance and assistance from Steve Kimball and Amy Bartelme from Education, the MSW […]