The Campaign seeks to: Raise awareness of the importance of voting to social work practice and impact;
Integrate voter engagement activities into class and field education for all social work students (micro and macro);
Provide information about voter mobilization skills and strategies to field instructors, students and faculty for use in agencies and the classroom; and
Ensure that all the people served by social workers have access to the vote. PARTICIPATE
During the 2019 summer session, twelve MSW students participated a study abroad course in Loyola University Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center from 6/14 to 6/29. Lead by Professors Caleb Kim and Ivan Medina, participating students learned about Italian social work practices, social policies for migrants and refugees, and cultural diversity by visiting diverse social service ... Read more
Welcome to a new academic year at Loyola University Chicago and your journey through the School of Social Work to be this generation’s Innovators of Hope. Innovation is not limited to the apples’, googles’, and the amazons’ of the world. The spirit of innovation is within each and every one of us. The ability to ... Read more
On Sunday, August 11, 2019 twenty-one Loyola students received their MSW degrees at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. This ceremony was especially meaningful as it was the last graduating cohort from the Loyola MSW Program at Carthage College. The partnership between the School of Social Work and Carthage was established in 2001, and, as a ... Read more
Congratulations to Dean Goutham Menon
He was awarded the James Billups International Social Development Leadership Award at the 21st Annual International Consortium for Social Development (ICSD) Annual Conference. Dean Menon received this honor for representing the ICSD values of commitment to peace, social justice, inclusiveness, and the transgression of national boundaries.
For the past three years, Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work, The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing, and the Stritch School of Medicine have been training students, faculty and community members through the SBIRT@LUC Training Program. LEARN MORE
Social Work Day at the United Nations is an annual programme of the International Federation of Social Workers and the International Association of Schools of Social Work. The theme of this thirty-sixth annual programme is child protection. (Watch Recorded Video of the Session). Students and recent alums experienced the event and the preceding Student Conference ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
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 ... Read more
A conversation about #metoo movement in India, a topic of relevance to gender and women’s rights.
Listen to the WBEZ Chicago podcast featuring Shweta Singh, Associate Professor of our School of Social Work.
Dr. Singh work focuses on global Feminism, South Asia, Women and Leadership, and Diversity.