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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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Film Screening Highlights Filmmaker's Journey with Multiple Sclerosis

   November 19, 2019

The College of Health and Human Services and School of Social Work recently hosted a film screening of the documentary “When I Walk”, which follows filmmaker Jason DaSilva on a six year journey after being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the age of 25. 

After the film, a Q&A session was held in which viewers were...

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VIDEO: Army Veteran Pursues Career Helping Fellow Soldiers Recover

   November 11, 2019

After being deployed on active duty in Afghanistan, ...

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Free Film Screening to Highlight Emotional and Inspiring Battle with Multiple Sclerosis

   October 31, 2019

Please join the College of Health and Human Services for a free film screening of the documentary “When I Walk”a look at filmmaker Jason DaSilva's emotional and inspiring 6-year journey following his multiple sclerosis diagnosis.

The film will be shown on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at the UNC Charlotte Cone Center, McKnight Auditorium, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The film screening...

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Research to Examine Effectiveness of Bystander Intervention for Violence Prevention in At-Risk Groups

   October 16, 2019

A new grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC Charlotte social work professor Annelise Mennicke to investigate the effectiveness of a national violence prevention program while receiving valuable mentorship and professional development...

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University City Program Offers One-Stop Shop for Underserved Children and Families

   September 12, 2019

A small group of children walk out of the Atrium Health University City hospital cafeteria and head directly to the crafts table. Volunteer students from UNC Charlotte’s School of Social Work greet them with smiling faces and art supplies in hand. A loud buzz fills the lobby of as only the voices of young kids can do, while little hands craft get well soon cards for hospital patients.

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New CHHS Dean Named Alumna of the Year by Alma Mater

   September 5, 2019

Catrine Tudor-Locke, dean of the UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services, was named the 2019 Alumna of the Year by the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada.

“Catrine is an esteemed researcher known worldwide for her work in the field of walking behavior and an excellent example of alumni who have formed the basis for their research careers as undergraduate students at...

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Suclupe Honored for Community Engagement

   August 28, 2019

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services is pleased to annouce its 2018-2019 Faculty Teaching and Staff Employee of the Year Awards. Roger Suclupe, Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, was honored with the Community Engagement Award. 

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Professor Receives Evelyn Berger Award from Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition

   July 15, 2019

Dr. Julian Montoro-Rodriguez, Professor of Gerontology and Social Work and former Director of the Gerontology program, has received the 2019 Evelyn Berger Award from the Charlotte Mecklenburg Aging Coalition.

The award recognizes outstanding contributions an individual or organization has made to address...

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Social Work Professor Awarded Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

   June 17, 2019

Social Work Undergraduate Program Director and Clinical Assistant Professor Sonyia Richardson has been awarded the 2019-20 Lucille P. and Edward C. Giles Dissertation-Year Graduate Fellowship

The fellowship supports UNC Charlotte doctoral students as they work to complete a dissertation...

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