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School of Social Work Wins $1.8 Million to Improve Access to Behavioral Health
September 21, 2017

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work has received a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to expand integrated care practices across the Charlotte region. Awarded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a sub-agency of HHS...

Lori Thomas

Professor Lori Thomas Leads Workshop Examining Solutions to Homelessness
September 20, 2017

School of Social Work professor and homelessness expert Lori Thomas recently joined other advocates in Burlington, NC for “Students Facing Homelessness,” a workshop to educate the community on what Alamance and other counties are doing to end chronic homelessness. Thomas touted the "Housing...

Annelise Mennicke

NBC News: Social Work Professor Talks Technology and Sexual Assault Prevention
August 28, 2017

UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke is a sexual assault prevention researcher and advocate. Dr. Mennicke sat down with NBC News to discuss how new technology is helping to make a difference. WATCH

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Dean's Duo: Welcome Back
August 21, 2017

1) Although it is always with mixed emotions that I acknowledge the end of summer, I could not be more excited about another amazing beginning to what I know will be a memorable and productive academic year here in the College of Health and Human Services.  I am so pleased to welcome the...

Human Trafficking

LISTEN: Social Work Alumna Fights Human Trafficking
August 15, 2017

Charlotte is a hot spot for human trafficking.  North Carolina is a top-ten state for the practice and because of its geography, Charlotte is the number one city for human trafficking in the state.  Young people are particularly vulnerable to this and some groups are jumping in...

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Professor Roger Suclupe Wins Accessibility Excellence Award
June 21, 2017

School of Social Work professor Roger Suclupe has received the 2017 Accessibility Excellence Award for Outstanding Faculty/Staff, presented by the UNC Charlotte Office of Disability Services. The award is presented in recognition staff or faculty with a strong commitment to accessibility and...

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Professor Annelise Mennicke Discusses Police Perceptions of Sexual Assault Cases
May 24, 2017

Professor Annelise Mennicke researches how systems respond to domestic violence and sexual assault. She spoke with Fusion News about how rollbacks of federal oversight of local law enforcement could effect the investigation and prosecution of sexual assaults.  by: Katie...

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A Spring Break to Remember in Nicaragua
May 4, 2017

A group of UNC Charlotte students took part in a spring break to write home about this year, but not for the reasons you might expect. The 30 students from degree programs across campus eschewed familiar vacation destinations to travel to Nicaragua on a volunteer medical mission...

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VIDEO: Professor Mennicke on Resilience and Incarcerated Mothers
April 27, 2017

School of Social Work professor Annelise Mennicke presented "Mothering as a Key Facet of Resilence for Incarcerated Women" at ResilenceCon 2017 in Nashville, TN.    

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Partnership Trains Students to Provide Team-Based Mental Healthcare to Children and Families
March 28, 2017

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 1 in 5 children have experienced a seriously debilitating mental health disorder at least some point in their lives.  For school-aged children, these disorders often impact the child’s health, well-being, as well as schools,...