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Casey Hendricks

Dr. Green receives $100,000 from Gilead Sciences Inc.

Congratulations Dr. Keith Green, for receiving $100,000 from Gilead Sciences Inc for the “Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Corporate Grant Award” to support the Crystal CLEAR Chicago program. Dr. Keith Green has been working with the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) to re-establish the city’s Crystal Meth Task Force. The Task Force was originally created when …
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Group Work: Voices from the Field

Last week the School of Social Work Student Organization (SSWSO) and the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) co- sponsored Group work: Voices from the Field. The networking event, which showcased how social work groups are being used in educational, health care, community mental health, private practice and substance abuse treatment settings, provided students with …
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Inaugural Internship Fair

Last week, the Student Services department hosted the first Internship Fair for all current MSW students seeking internships. Practical experience, or fieldwork, is built into the MSW social work curriculum. All fieldwork experiences are credit-bearing internships, which offer students an opportunity to integrate and apply their academic knowledge in a real-world setting and prepare them for the …
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Dr. Julia Pryce presented at National Mentoring Summit

Dr. Pryce presented at the National Mentoring Summit in Washington D.C.. last month. Dr. Pryce first presented  at the invitation only Youth Mentoring Research Forum, a gathering held for researchers, practitioners, and policy makers the day before the Summit, with a colleague from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.  At the Summit, Dr. Pryce presented …
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Helping an Alumna in Need

The School of Social Work received the below letter from family of alumna Pamela Patinkin (‘16). We share in hopes that the Loyola community may be part of finding a solution for Pamela. Please read, and consider become a donor: Seventeen years ago, we witnessed firsthand the miracle of modern medicine. Our daughter, Pamela Patinkin, …
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Alumni and Faculty Collaborative Effort

Indiana University School of Social Work published a special issue of Advances in Social Work focused on “Social Work with Migrants and Refugees”. The School of Social Work’s Julia Pryce (Associate Professor), Michael Kelly (Professor), Mary Lawinger ’17 and Anne Wildman ’15 published the article, “Conversation Club: A Promising Practice in Youth Mentoring of Migrants …
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Impacting Poverty

Dr. Philip Hong and his colleagues traveled to Dublin, Ireland this summer to present and participate in a poster session at the Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development. Their presentation: “Teams, Tools and Hope-Enhancement Strategies: A Multifaceted Approach to Impacting Poverty,” focused on the findings from research studies conducted by Dr. …
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CROSS selected in top 100 nominees for innovation

Dr. Philip Hong; People’s Choice Award Ballot for the Chicago Innovation Award This past September, Dr. Hong participated in the Chicago Innovation Awards Dinner, out of 519 nominees the judges selected The Center for Research on Self-Sufficiency (CROSS), to be in the top 100 nominees. This event celebrated all nominees and provided a great opportunity …
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CROSS secures funding

The Center for Research on Self-Sufficiency (CROSS) secured $120,000 in funding from the Lloyd A Fry Foundation for the Transforming Impossible into Possible (TIP)® Institute for agency engagement using the TIP program and psychological self-sufficiency or PSS research. This work will help develop a community network of agencies to lead bottom-up systematic change.  

Photo Gallery Beijing Study Abroad 2018

Beijing, China Professors Amy Krings PhD. and Nathan Perkins PhD. shared a great experience alongside the group of students participating in the China Summer 2018 Study abroad program. Excursions Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, Tiananmen Square, Temple of Heaven, Pearl Market, and other historic sites. Learning Objectives & Courses Comparative Research Methods and Social …
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