Kenlynn Morgan far surpassed her required 40 hours of service and in the process made for brighter days for local hospice patients she visited.
Here are five features that tell the story of an innovative project and care model in which social workers and students provided mental and behavioral health services in a primary care setting.
Meet one of our master of social work student interns.
Meet one of our Gulf Coast-area field supervisors who works with Child Protection Services.
Meet one of our Hattiesburg-area field supervisors who works as a hospice/medical social worker.
An important development that I nearly missed - At their recent annual meeting in San Diego, voting representatives of the more than 25,000 members of the American Public Health Association (APHA) approved a policy that identifies violence associated with "law enforcement" as a major public health concern. (You can read about it here - https://filtermag.org/2018/11/15/the-american-public-health-association-declares-police-violence-a-public-health-issue/) … Continue reading Public health workers declare police violence a public health issue
USM School of Social Work faculty & students attend & present at the 47th Annual Alabama-Mississippi Social Work Education Conference.
The first of a two-day research project in south Mississippi on disaster resiliency and preparedness resulted in 168 completed surveys.
You can register for the Nov. 14 Colloquium for $45 or free as a student. Theme: "Beyond 'Advocacy' - New Movements for Lasting Change."
Student Name Ryan Godwin, BSW, Newton, Mississippi Agency Name / City / Semester Institute for Disability Studies / Hattiesburg / Fall 2018 What are your responsibilities as an intern? As an intern at IDS, I am responsible for keeping thorough notes regarding each client visit, reviewing client files for errors or missing forms, making copies … Continue reading Field Intern Spotlight: Ryan Godwin