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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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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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Social Work students at President’s Medallion 2018

We are proud of our students Suzanne Cuellar and Meaghan Tomasiewicz for their work and recognition in the 2018 Agents of Change-President’s Medallion reception. Suzanne Cuellar (Read full bio) Hometown: Houston, Texas Major: Master of Social Work and Master of Arts in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies Expected Graduation: 2019 Meaghan Tomasiewicz (Read full bio) Hometown: Monroe, …
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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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7 Christmas Gifts Ideas that Give Back

Ready for the holidays? It’s that time of the year, Christmas is around the corner. Most of us are lucky enough to participate in the gift-giving tradition, but let’s be honest, we are usually concerned if whether this special ‘thing’  we pick is meaningful and unique to our loved ones. Yet, it is easy to …
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Loyola school based health center, a unified effort

School-based Health Center: Loyola University Chicago-School of Nursing and Proviso High School Video from the Illinois Terrorism Task Force: Mental Health & School Violence 0:00 – 4:26 min. Dr. Diana Hackbarth ITIE Ambassador, describes the preventive, holistic work of the school health center, unifying services for the well-being of the students and the school community. Thanks …
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Evaluating Arts Integrated Civic Practice Programs

“Evaluating Arts-Integrated Civic Practice Programs (Year 3, 2017-2018)” Grant funded by the Paul M. Angell Family Foundation for $20,000. Chicago’s Fifth House Ensemble (5HE) partners with local non-profits to offer music education residencies to vulnerable populations throughout the city. Recent residencies include Teen Living Programs, a homeless youth services provider; Deborah’s Place, homeless women services …
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International engagement through teaching

Professor Terry Northcut’s work has reached across borders. Dr. Northcut is teaching doctoral classes in Social Pedagogy and Mental Health at the University of Gondar, Ethiopia. She will also be presenting in the cities of Gondar and Addis Adaba on religion and spirituality in Social Work and on teaching methodology at several academic institutions.