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Casey Hendricks

BRAVE Summer Camp 2019

The purpose of the BRAVE (Building Resilience Against Violence Engagement) project is to develop and implement a comprehensive, innovative, evidence-based, community-focused, culturally and linguistically appropriate “BRAVE Violence Prevention and Crime Reduction Model” for minority youth that can be readily replicated and utilized in African American, Hispanic and Asian American youth. The project is targeting 100 …
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Welcome to the School of Social Work Blog

Stay connected! This is a great place to learn more about our distinguished faculty, students and alumni. Get insights of the study abroad programs, conferences, publications, events and other additional programs. This platform will help give you a closer look of our on-campus and external activities. Stay tuned! If you are interested to growth your professional network, …
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Carthage Class of 2019!

On Sunday, August 11, 2019 twenty-one Loyola students received their MSW degrees at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. This ceremony was especially meaningful as it was the last graduating cohort from the Loyola MSW Program at Carthage College. The partnership between the School of Social Work and Carthage was established in 2001, and, as a …
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Partnership, Community Collaboration & Youth Mentoring

A youth-led community forum in partnership with Bright Star Church of Bronzeville was held to share research findings from the Saving Lives, Inspiring Youth Cross-age Mentoring Program.  The program, funded by the Department of Justice and After School Matters and located in four high-poverty, high-crime communities in Chicago, empowered high school youth to mentor community …
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Resurrecting the Durban Social Services Exchange

In 1997, Dean Walsh, of the School of Social Work, responded to the first-ever Sister City request for lodging a delegation of social workers.  As a “grass roots” endeavor with volunteer leaders and no monies, their goals included to immerse international delegates into Chicago’s best practices, to mutually learn from each other, and to address …
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Manage Stress Right

Stress can escalate until your neck is sore, your heart is racing, and you feel overwhelmed. On an average day, more than half of the workforce leaves work with neck pain, tired eyes, or sore hands. Many take the stress home, vent with family or friends, and then have trouble sleeping. Stop the stress cycle …
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Self-Care Strategies

Self care prevents burnout, reduces the negative effects of stress, helps you refocus and is beneficial for your overall well-being. Join professional and personal groups you enjoy. Ask for help if you need it. Build downtime into your day. Conduct regular reality checks. Put up relaxing photos of people or places that are important to …
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Professor Brian Kelly guest lectures in Germany at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensberg)

This article was originally posted by Prof. Dr. Philip Anderson of OTH Regensberg on June 7, 2019 online: https://www.oth-regensburg.de/hochschule/aktuelles/einzelansicht/news/gastdozent-aus-den-usa-zu-besuch.html ​ Professor Brian Kelly traveled to Germany to serve as a guest lecturer for one week at the Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg (OTH Regensburg). He completed a varied and challenging program at the Faculty of Applied Social …
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