Sunil Butler is a researcher and data analyst in the Social Work Research Center. He holds a B.A. in mathematics with a minor in English literature from Colorado College, and a M.S. in statistics from Colorado State University. Learn more about his current work in applied research for child and youth well-being, and child maltreatment prevention.
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Kerri Rodriguez is a new postdoctoral fellow with the Human-Animal Bond in Colorado (HABIC) center in Colorado State University’s School of Social Work. Learn more about why she came to CSU, her interests in how dogs can improve the lives of individuals with mental disorders or physical disabilities, and her passion for scientific research.
Samantha Brown, an assistant professor in the Colorado State University School of Social Work, has received an Irving Harris Program in Child Development and Infant Mental Health Fellowship through the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
With a passion for macro social work, Lisa Smith (BSW, ’13) has been making and donating hand sanitizer–2,000 bottles and counting–in her local community since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professor Jen Currin-McCulloch says the results of two large surveys show the COVID-19 pandemic is bringing us together with our pets like never before, and our pets are helping to reduce feelings of depression, anxiety, and loneliness.
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.
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.