August 4th-8th brings our Annual Summer Institute on Aging to the Water Tower Campus, led by Dr. Marcia Spira and featuring presenters from various aspects of the field. This year's institute will focus on “Therapeutic Interventions for Older Individuals, Couples, Families, and Groups.” Attendees may register for all 5 days or attend individual days, and 6 CEU's will be offered each day.
Two of our current MSW students, Kathryn Huber and Padraic Stanley, were selected for the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program. They both have plans to work on healthcare-related projects this upcoming year: Kathryn with Cabrini Green Legal Aid and Padraic with Rincon Family Services.
Congratulations to both of our students and Schweitzer Fellows! Read more about their work and how they're making a difference.
Loyola's School of Social Work and the Institute of Pastoral Studies hosted a reception, special performance, and panel discussion of "In the Garden: A Darwinian Love Story" at the Lookingglass Theater on Sunday, May 18th. The performance was followed by a panel discussion on the factors that sustain our relationships; MSW faculty, Dr. Terry Northcut, and MSW alum, Moshe Brownstein, participated in the panel.
Learn more about the SSW's upcoming event and CEU information.
The School of Social Work is proud to announce the Advanced School Mental Health Practice Program (ASMHPP), a dynamic and nearly all on-line 15-credit hour certificate program open to school based mental health practitioners in the Chicago area and around the country.
Associate professor Shirley Simon has been helping students make presentations at global conferences since 2005. This year marks the 100th student presentation, and the School of Social Work invited all of the presenters back for a reunion to celebrate the milestone.
In March 2013, Loyola’s Social Work community came together to discuss Social Work with the Military Client Population. Issues covered by professors included Domestic Violence in the military family (Prof. Priscila Friere); Children of deployed military and veterans, in the school setting (Prof. Michael Kelly); Substance abuse (Prof. Lynn Boyle); Couples, rebuilding relationships (Prof. Janice Rasheed); Military sexual trauma (Prof. Terry Northcut); Suicide assessment and treatment (Prof. Caleb Kim); and PTSD.
Megan Salisbury, an Advanced Standing MSW student and intern at the Center on Halsted was featured in their on-line newsletter regarding her work as a Resource Advocate.
Clinical Assistant Professor Lynn Boyle and 16 students traveled to the Beijing Center. Inside are reflections and pictures from their experience.
The School of Social Work's very own Dr. Julia Pryce has been asked to serve as the Associate Director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy at Loyola University.
Dean Wheeler was interviewed regarding his work with an AIDS Study with the CDC entitled Black Men Evolving (B-ME).
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Dr. Michael P. Dentato and Dr. Jeanne Sokolec, faculty members from the School of Social Work will present papers and workshops at the first international conference surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues this June at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal.
Dean Wheeler was recognized for his dedication to the Social Work profession and awarded for his commitment to AIDS/HIV research, prevention, and intervention.