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.
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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.
Results of a study led by CSU School of Social Work Assistant Professor Shannon Hughes indicate that a holistic self-learning model is a viable and cost-effective option for serving the mental health needs of young adults.
On January 23, faculty and students; community health and mental health practitioners and administrators; and nearly 500 live webcast viewers gathered for a conference focused on addressing Latinx health disparities in the U.S.
School of Social Work graduate student Yolanda Arredondo received her MSW degree in Fall 2019. Learn more about why she came to CSU, producing original research as a graduate student, and her new connections with fellow social workers.
Social work and theater students participated in an innovative community exercise this fall. “Theatre of the Oppressed” is designed to educate about oppression, discrimination and social change.
The School of Social Work’s Alumni Network Mentoring Program brings together recent graduates and alumni in purposeful and mutually rewarding relationships. All Colorado State University Social Work graduates are welcome to participate.
Homeward Alliance Director David Rout (MSW, ’13) led efforts to secure $18,000 via United Way of Larimer County’s Innovation Grant program to support a new database that provides valuable insight into the local homeless population.
Social work educators, researchers, and practitioners from the Western Consortium for the Grand Challenges for Social Work gathered on the Colorado State University campus for a conference focused on tackling society’s toughest social problems.
Collaborating faculty researchers in Social Work and Human Development and Family Studies have received a Spencer Foundation Small Research Grant to examine the post-high school effects of a high school-based prevention program.