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College of Health and Human Services Announces Leadership Transitions

   July 1, 2020

With the approaching retirement of Jane Neese, senior associate dean of academic affairs, Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke has announced a series of transitions in...

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Novant Health Wellness Webinar: The Impact of Racism on Health

   June 29, 2020

Dr. Schnavia Smith Hatcher, director of the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work, joined Novant Health's SVP & Chief Equity Officer Dr. Chere Gregory and Heal Charlotte Founder and Executive Director...

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Well and Good: Being a ‘Good’ Person Isn’t a Steadfast Trait or Status - Here’s Why That’s Important

   June 17, 2020

Dr. Sonyia Richardson spoke with Well and Good on the consistent effort needed to be a "good" person. 

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Perspective: Why Are We at the Intersection of Race and Oppression?

   June 16, 2020

by: Dr. Dante Bryant, assistant professor, School of Social Work

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CHHS DIvE Committee Statement on Addressing Racial Injustice

   June 10, 2020

“I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change,  I am changing the things I cannot accept”  (Angela Davis)...

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Feeling Serious Video Fatigue? You Can Probably Blame the Presence of Absence

   May 6, 2020

As people across the country participate in an increasing number of video calls per week, a sense of "video chat fatigue" is setting in for many. Sonyia Richardson, clinical associate professor of Social Work, recently discussed the phenomenon for an article published by ...

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Working with Social Distancing

   March 16, 2020

The strong necessary measures to stem the spread of outbreaks like COVID-19 include the practice of “social distancing” and avoiding close contact with others, as well as large gatherings. While effective, this measure also brings challenges, particularly in the area of mental health. UNC Charlotte ...

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Three Charlotte Universities Unite to Support Racial Healing and Transformation

   January 28, 2020

Three Charlotte universities are banding together to support racial healing and transformation. As the Charlotte Racial Justice Consortium, UNC Charlotte, Johnson C. Smith University, and Queens University of Charlotte will collaborate to listen to Charlotte’s many racial truths, encourage a community that understands its history of race and racism, and develop student, university, and...

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Dr. Sonyia Richardson Appointed to Assistant Professor

   January 26, 2020

The School of Social Work is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sonyia Richardson as Assistant Professor for Fall 2020. 

Richardson is an emerging social work scholar whose research focuses on intersections of social work, urban education, mental health and suicide attempts.

She earned her Ph.D. from the UNC Charotte Cato College of Education (Curriculum...

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New Program Offers Opportunities for Future Behavioral Healthcare Leaders

   November 27, 2019

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work and Cardinal Innovations Healthcare have teamed up to launch the Behavioral Healthcare Leadership Academy, a program for students at UNC Charlotte interested in pursuing leadership-based careers in behavioral healthcare.

Through the program, eight UNC...

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