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    Study Abroad: Rome 2019

    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 ...
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    Innovating Hope.

    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 ...
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    Carthage Class of 2019!

    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 ...
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    Loyola at UN Social Work Day 2019

    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 ...
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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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    Inaugural Internship Fair

    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 ...
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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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