The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has upended work and life worldwide. For three Colorado State University social work alumni who specialize in HIV/AIDS interventions, there has been a clear need to carry on offering support to clients, as well as to prioritize professional self-care.
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Carissa Robinson (MSW, ’12) is a founder and current leader within the Coffin-Siris Syndrome Foundation. Robinson discussed how her development as a social work professional have evolved based on the needs of community and family, and how all social workers “are uniquely skilled at listening and showing up where needs may exist.”
To increase program accessibility for prospective MSW students, Colorado State University is streamlining its distance Master of Social Work program with fewer travel dates for in-person meetings.
Human-Animal Bond in Colorado volunteer team Kathleen Huggins and her dog Jimmy volunteer at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Denver Hospice. Jimmy is a rescue from Denver Dumb Friends League who now excels in his two jobs as a therapy dog.
Carolyn Tredinnick and Hannah Eppley are the School of Social Work’s new MSW program field education coordinators. Learn more about why they came to CSU, their professional interests, and how they envision social work student successes.
Graduates of Colorado State University’s Master of Social Work program receive first-hand knowledge of how social work research informs professional practice. Upcoming Spring 2020 MSW graduates present their capstone research project studies.
As a graduate student from Sterling, Colorado, Allie Miller balances work, life, and school in Colorado State University’s distance Master of Social Work program. Miller is also earning a School Social Work Certificate concurrently with her MSW. Learn more about why she chose CSU and how she stays focused on her goals.
The School of Social Work is funding four pilot projects focused on building the science related to human-animal interaction (HAI) to better understand the impacts of HAI on both human health and mental health. Word count: 373
In a year of celebration and reflection for Colorado State University’s 150th anniversary, we look back at the tremendous evolution of the School of Social Work at CSU.
Social Work Instructor and BSW Advisor Marie Villescas Zamzow graduated from the 2019 – 2020 cohort of the Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence. She is the creator of the SOWK 530 Anti-Oppressive Social Work practice course, which includes a focus on multiculturalism and social justice advocacy.