Category: Social Work

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CAS Events Round Up

The College of Arts and Sciences has a busy schedule of events coming up between now and the end of the semester. Coming up this Monday and Tuesday is this year’s CAS Colloquium titled, “Thinking About the Book,” with a wide variety of lectures and events by SIUE faculty will look at the role of […]

Awards from the 2013 SIUE Social work gala

The Department of Social Work Presents: The Seventh Annual Scholarship Gala

Saturday March 16, 2013 the SIUE Department of Social Work hosted their seventh annual scholarship gala. The evening included dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and a celebration of the hard working faculty, students, and alums from the social work department.
The annual gala raises funds for in-house scholarships for current SIUE social work students. The idea […]

Assessing the Family Support Scale

Assessing the Family Support Scale

Last month Jayme Swanke of the SIUE Department of Social Work presented a paper at the annual Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) conference in Washington DC.
The paper titled, “Measuring Social Support Among Kinship Caregivers: Validity and Reliabilty of the Family Support scale,” was a collaborative work between Swanke and researchers at East Carolina University […]

SIUE Faculty Present at NACSW Conference

SIUE Faculty Present at NACSW Conference

Last month Bryan Duckham and Hsin-hsin Huang presented at the NACSW (National Association for Christian Social Workers) conference. The conference is part of the NACSW’s continued effort to help its members integrate Christian faith and professional social work practices. The conference covers a broad range of topics across all areas of social work, however one […]

Gary Osborne Accepting The Community Organization Award at SIUE's Social Work Gala 2012

SIUE Department of Social Work’s Sixth Annual Scholarship Gala

Gary Osborne Accepting The Community Organization Award on behalf of the William M. BeDell Achievment and Resource Center
Saturday March 24, 2012, SIUE social work faculty, students, and supporters gathered in the Meridian Ballroom for the sixth annual social work scholarship gala. Under the guidance of master of ceremonies Steve Jankowski, director of alumni affairs for […]

Lobby Day 2012

Lobby Day 2012

Last Tuesday, February 21, 35 students, led by Gerald O’Brien, professor of social work, from the SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Social Work, embarked on an annual pilgrimage to Springfield, Ill. The trip to the state’s capital was for “Lobby Day,” an annual event where social work students are challenged to learn […]

Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala: Tickets now on sale

Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala: Tickets now on sale

Tickets are now on sale for SIUE’s Sixth Annual Social Work Scholarship Gala.
This event is designed to raise money for the Social work Alumni and Friends Scholarship Fund. This years featured speaker is Theresa Wilson, founder and executive director of The Blessed Basket Project.
Community Commitment awards will be presented to Ella Duncan, Sandy Crawford, The […]

Bryan Duckham presents the case of "M"

Bryan Duckham presents the case of “M”

Professor Bryan Duckham of the SIUE assistant professor in the Social Work Department recently presented his paper “Bipolar Illness, God, and Object Relations: The Treatment of M,” at the National Association of Christians in Social Work conference.
The paper features a summary of Duckham’s 12 case history with subject “M”, a sufferer of bipolar disorder. The […]

Speaking of ethics - ethics speakers to speak

Speaking of ethics – ethics speakers to speak

When it comes to taking ethics from the classroom to a professional field, the connection is often dropped, according to one professor at SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS).  Alison Reiheld, assistant professor of philosophy, plans on fixing that for a variety of students at SIUE through a speaker series this academic year.
Alison Reiheld […]

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS - from the TWIC Editors

Welcome back SIUE CAS to This Week In CAS – from the TWIC Editors

As many of you know, This Week In CAS (TWIC) launched its first edition in October 2010.  TWIC is part of an effort by Aldemaro Romero, Dean of SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), and his staff, to diversify the way the CAS communicates the stories, adventures, and successes within the CAS community, as […]

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