MSW Cookout Highlights - 2012
Early, UGA's first black graduate, honored at celebration of the 50th Anniversary of her graduation from the University of Georgia
2012 Ph.D Orientation Session
2012 MSW Orientation Session
Early Donates Papers and Memorabilia To Foot Soldier Project Collection at Russell Library
Ghana Study Abroad Program - 2012
2012 Spring Social Work Graduation Ceremony
A collection of photos from the graduation ceremony at Stegeman Coliseum.
Tom Holland's Retirement Celebration
Colleagues, friends and family gathered at the Georgia Center to honor Dr. Tom Holland on his retirement, after 26 years of service.
End-of-the Year Celebration/Self-Care Day
Students and faculty gathered to celebrate the end of the semester and discuss the importance of self-care.
2012 Social Work Awards Luncheon
The School of Social Work hosts the annual awards luncheon to honor excellence among faculty, staff, students, alumni and community supporters on April 26, 2012.
2012 International Festival at Tucker Hall
In loving memory of Freeman Walker, Jr. (1941-2012)
This collection of photos celebrates the life of distinguished UGA School of Social Work alumnus, Freeman Walker, Jr. who passed away April 4, 2012.
William Julius Wilson delivers the Inaugural Hollowell Lecture
Video | Slideshow | Program
Renowned Harvard sociologist William Julius Wilson delivers the inaugural University of Georgia Donald L. Hollowell Lecture April 2, 2012, in the Mahler Auditorium of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel. Wilson, the Lewis P. and Linda L. Geyser University Professor at Harvard University, addressed “Affirmative Opportunity in the Barack Obama Era.”
Haiti Brown Bag Luncheon
Students interested in Haiti Study Abroad participated in a Brown Bag luncheon. Several faculty members lectured, while student Aline Talmage helped organize the event.
Earl Lewis on Diversity and the Civil Rights Movement
Video | Slideshow
Earl Lewis is the provost and executive vice president for academic affairs and the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of History and African American Studies at Emory University. Lewis has held various prestigious academic positions across the country and received numerous national awards for his academic achievements. Lewis, who earned degrees in history and psychology, is an expert in African American history.
Uganda Brown Bag Luncheon
MSW/MPH student Aline Talmage hosted a brown bag for students. She shared a narrative, photos and Q & A regarding her month spent in Uganda. Pictured are the photos she shared at the luncheon.
Civil Rights Lecture Series Slideshow
A collection of photos taken from the Lecture Series, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work." Lecturers included, Preston King, Lonnie King and Earl Lewis.
BSW Student Lobby Day at the Capitol
Professor Ed Risler and Associate Professor Stacey Kolomer took their students to the Georgia capitol for Lobby Day. They met wtih Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Speaker of the House David Ralston. They also ran into UGA President Michael Adams.
Lonnie C. King, Jr. on Student Movements and the Civil Rights Movement
Audio | Video
Lonnie C. King, Jr. is a founding member of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and one of the authors of “An Appeal for Human Rights,” published March 9, 1960 in various Atlanta area newspapers, which kicked off the Atlanta Student Movement. King shared his experience with Professor Obie Clayton's class, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work."
Preston King Addresses The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work
Audio | Video
Preston King, a prolific and widely respected political philosopher and civil rights icon, speaks to Professor Obie Clayton's course, "The Civil Rights Movement and the Practice of Social Work."
Newsmakers with Tim Bryant 1340 WGAU
Assistant Professor Jennifer Elkins explains the basics of child sexual abuse and tips for parents on how to recognize and report it.
Social Policy Issues and Dilemmas in the Obama Administration with Associate Dean Jerome Schiele
Jerome Schiele, associate dean of the School of Social Work, discusses current social policy issues and dilemmas in the Obama administration.
Parham Policy Day 2011: Social Workers Will Play Critical Role in Reforming Human Services, says Michael Thurmond
Video | Audio | Story
The human services system in the U.S. is on the verge of a major transformation and innovations are desperately needed to address the 21st century needs of Americans, said Michael Thurmond in his keynote address Nov. 8 at the School of Social Work’s annual Parham Policy Day. Social workers will play a critical role in shaping how the new system will look. Also, policy students peformed a skit to illustrate the history of the distribution of wealth. See Video
Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland with Jim Campbell, Ph.D.
Jim Campbell, Ph.D., editor of the British Journal of Social Work and professor at Queen's University Belfast, held a Q & A on peace and reconciliation in Northern Ireland. The brown bag was hosted by the ISW.
MSW Admissions Information Session
Hosted by Leon Banks, interim MSW admissions director, this information session answered questions interested students may have when applying to the MSW program. Banks described the application process in detail and answered questions from attendees regarding the process.
What is International Social Work?
The International Social Work student group discusses global opportunities and challenges in the field of social work. They share resources for international replacements, including summer internships and work after graduation. The student group also reflects on examples of social work in other countries and adaptations of the Code of Ethics in different cultures. In addition, an international MSW student shares personal experience about work in Uganda.
Human Sexuality in Social Work Practice
Second-year MSW student Heidi Crockett discusses the enhancement of well-being in social work, specifically in terms of sexuality. Crockett detailed basic sexuality terms as well as gave statistics on marginalized populations and people with disabilities regarding sexuality. Crockett also gave advice on dealing with the sensitive subject, one that is often overlooked.
Careers in Social Work Panel
Five School of Social Work alumnae talk about what they do, how they got there, a typical day (including rewards and challenges), and top advice for people considering social work as a career. Panelists: Kimberly Stennent, LMSW, Atlanta Vista Care Hospice; Jennifer E. Cantwell, MSW, Action, Inc.; Audrey Brannen, LCSW, Department of Family and Children Services, Region V Permanency Expediter; Paige Tidwell, MSW, Program Director, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Athens Community Council on Aging; Dana Dillard LCSW, Programs Director, Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. Sponsored by: The Career Center and School of Social Work
UGA's Campus Kitchen Project
with Sarah Himmelheber, Ph.D. student and Paige Tidwell, MSW alumna
Mindfulness for Social Workers: The Missing Link
Audio | Video (video is laughter yoga portion only)
MSW students Heidi Crockett and Heather Branham discuss the value of mindfulness and demonstrate simple tools that social workers can use to improve work quality and quality of life for social worker and client.
Social Work Abroad
Four MSW students, who spent their summers abroad, share their experiences from Northern Ireland, China and Cambodia.
Your Learning is Just Beginning, Says Graduation Speaker Swann MSW ’94
by Stephanie K. Swann, Ph.D., psychotherapist and consultant, MSW instructor
Timuel Black Speaks to Policy Class
by Timuel Black, Chicago activist, social worker and teacher
Granddaughter of New Deal Architect Keynotes Policy Day 2010
by June Hopkins, Ph.D.
Food and Supplement Information You Need to Get Through Graduate School
by Heidi Crockett, MSW student and certified health counselor