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School of Social Work website gets a new look

Screenshot of social work websiteThe 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.

Related information

The Related information section provides a centralized home for information that applies to both the BSW and MSW program:

Undergraduate and graduate sections

Each program section houses specific information for current and prospective students, including:

  • Degree plans
  • Career options
  • Admission and program requirements
  • Handbooks
  • Field education

Alumni and friends

Our new Alumni and Friends section includes information about our advisory board, continuing education workshops and giving opportunities.


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!

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Continuing Education workshop to focus on autism

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:


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Social work instructor recognized for Joplin recovery work

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.

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