In October, CSUs HABIC therapy dog program restarted at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Denver, bringing human-animal volunteer teams to serve the mental health needs of healthcare personnel.
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Lisa Williams has joined Human-Animal Bond in Colorado as an undergraduate student intern through the Bachelor of Social Work program. Learn more about her interests and experiences that brought her to HABIC:
A new internship stipend program in the School of Social Work, developed in partnership with the Early Childhood Council of Larimer County, aims to give students a clear pathway for specialization in infant and early childhood mental health as social work practitioners.
Two large studies currently underway in CSU’s Social Work Research Center (SWRC) are set to directly advance state and national policy on prevention practices for healthy child development and family well-being.
Virginia Smith has never looked back since deciding on Colorado State for her BSW degree. Following graduation this fall she’s already looking forward to graduate study, to continue following her passion for social work policy within the field of education.
Assistant Professor Shannon Hughes has received a Larimer County Behavioral Health Services Distributed Services Fund award of $150,000 to develop an academic-community partnership project that supports greater peer-based services in mental health.
Upcoming Fall 2020 Distance MSW graduates presented their capstone research project studies using first-hand knowledge gained during coursework on how social work research informs professional practice.
As a concentration-year master’s student in Colorado State University’s School of Social Work, Becca Reymann (she/her) is expanding her qualifications in mental health, especially within the context of social justice.
Colorado State University Extension has recognized three teams in the School of Social Work with mini-grant awards for exciting new community outreach projects that contribute to the university-community partnership and diversity goals of CSU.
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.