Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Career Fair May 4

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources is looking for behavioral healthcare professionals. The facility will hold a career fair from 9 a.m. to noon May 4 at PBMHR's HR office at 4100 Mamie St. in Hattiesburg. Opportunities are available for social work professionals or upcoming May graduates seeking their first jobs, and for both BSW and … Continue reading Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Career Fair May 4

‘How Cultural Acceptance Positively Impacts Social Work Practice’

April L. Estill, LCSW, will be the featured speaker on the subject of Cultural Tolerance vs. Cultural Acceptance at the MS NASW Pine Belt/Bogue Chitto Branch meeting April 19. The meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at Fritzsche-Gibbs Hall (map), Room 112, on the Hattiesburg campus of Southern Miss. Estill, an adjunct instructor at the … Continue reading ‘How Cultural Acceptance Positively Impacts Social Work Practice’

As elections approach, expect more craziness from Trump

The president is running scared.  How better to explain the erratically raging tweet-storms on criminal immigrants, Amazon and other "stupid" businesses, NAFTA trade deficits, and, of course, the fake-news-loving, enemy-of-the-people media? A lot is riding on the outcome of the November mid-term elections.  If the Senate flips to a Democratic majority, a real possibility, it … Continue reading As elections approach, expect more craziness from Trump

Apply by March 31 for Two $2,500 Scholarships

Scholarship applications are open through March 31 for social work students with roots in south Mississippi. The Gulf Coast Community Foundation’s Lawrence & Lucimarian Roberts Helpline Scholarship Fund will award two scholarships of $2,500 each to undergraduate or graduate students who meet all the following criteria: Currently enrolled or plan to be enrolled next school … Continue reading Apply by March 31 for Two $2,500 Scholarships

NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care

At its most recent meeting, the board of directors of the Mississippi Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers adopted the following position statement: The current U.S. health care system is broken.  Despite the advances of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans remain uninsured, and many millions more are underinsured, unable to afford … Continue reading NASW Mississippi Chapter wants universal health care