Dr. Mary Ann Jennings, professor in the School of Social Work at Missouri State University, was recently named Social Worker of the Year for Southwest Missouri at the National Social Work Month luncheon.
The College of Health and Human Services continues to develop programs and projects for the advancement of the community and surrounding areas.
Dr. Susan Dollar, professor of social work, and Dr. Todd Daniel, director of the RStats Institute at Missouri State University, have received $247,858 in funding from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for abstinence-based education programming (AEP).
Dr. Susan Dollar, professor of social work, received a renewed grant of $72,872 from the United States Department of Health and Human services via the Missouri Department of Social Services for the Title IV-E Master of Social Work (MSW) program at Missouri State University.
Dr. Susan Dollar, professor of social work, and Todd Daniel, director of the RStats Institute, received a renewed contract $243,791.21 from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for the abstinence-plus education program in southwest Missouri.
The September 2012 Monthly Memo is out! This month provides an overview of the new semester, including updates on the School’s new director, Dr. Carol Langer, involvement opportunities and other news.
Read the September Monthly Memo.
The School of Social Work is boasting a brand new website, complete with a new color scheme and structure. This post will outline some of the new features of the site and some helpful hints about the new organization.
The Related information section provides a centralized home for information that applies to both the BSW and MSW program:
- Read out about social work scholarships and financial aid options, including graduate assistantships
- Check out all the classes offered by the School
- Find more information about student opportunities, including links to student organizations and continuing education workshops
- Access policies, handbooks and forms in the Advisement section
Undergraduate and graduate sections
Each program section houses specific information for current and prospective students, including:
- Degree plans
- Career options
- Admission and program requirements
- Field education
Alumni and friends
Since you are reading this post, you have already found our new blog! Our blog will be the new home for our Monthly Memos. It will also be a great resource for staying up-to-date on School news, involvement opportunities and more. Check back often!
Each semester the School of Social Work hosts a series of Continuing Education workshops for working professionals and students. The next workshop in the fall series is entitled “Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders & Common Family Issues Related To Practice.” Taught by Dr. Darryl Haslam, the workshop will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 26.
Each workshop costs $45. A discounted rate of $25 is offered to Missouri State alumni and field instructors. A limited number of free spots for Missouri State and Evangel students are available for each session.
The registration deadline is one week before the workshop date. You can register in three convenient ways:
- Call 417-836-6967
- Email LSteinshouer@missouristate.edu
- Mail – MSU School of Social Work, 901 S. National, Springfield, MO 65897
Alissa Jecklin, grant project director in Missouri State University’s School of Social Work, received a grant of $131,767.77 from the Missouri Department of Social Work to continue funding the Missouri Mentoring Partnership (MMP).
Renee White, field education coordinator and clinical instructor in the School of Social Work at Missouri State University, will receive recognition for her work with the Joplin Area Long-Term Recovery Committee (LTRC) from President Barack Obama, Governor Jay Nixon and Joplin Mayor Melodee Colbert-Kean this week. White serves as the chair of the LTRC.