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
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’
Social Work students install a pinwheel garden to recognize abused and neglected children.
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
Clearly, my closing remarks at last month's NASW conference in Biloxi thumped some hot buttons, in fans and detractors alike. I'm told that no session has ever generated as much juice, and reactions - direct and indirect - are still rolling in. Reflecting the extraordinary political divide in the U.S. today, some would like me … Continue reading Pushing buttons
(With Video): Krystal Porter Bradley (top graduate student) and Delories Williams (lifetime achievement) talk about their honors.
Four Southern Miss students travel to Connecticut for training and leave empowered to pursue their political ambitions.
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
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
Nearly 50 faculty, staff, students and alumni will be participating in the NASW-MS Conference in March.