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Social Work serves Grand Forks area at-risk children

A Department of Social Work service training unit provides direct services to at-risk children in Grand Forks County. This spring, Jackie Hoffarth, a master’s of social work student, and Savannah Nelson, a bachelor of science in social work student, are completing their field placement experiences in this program, titled PLUS (Parents Learning and Understanding Supports). [...]

UND partners with Sitting Bull College on social work degree program

The Department of Social Work, together with officials from Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Reservation, are collaborating on a new UND undergraduate Social Work degree being offered starting Friday, Sept. 14. On June 28, President Robert Kelley and Sitting Bull College President Laurel Vermillion signed a memorandum of understanding, detailing this important partnership [...]

Social Work to host session on working with veterans Oct. 8

Working with the Returning Veteran: The Social Work Response: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, Town House Join the Department of Social Work for a day of information and skill building focusing on the needs and resources for veterans returning from service in Afghanistan (Operation Enduring Freedom) and/or Iraq (Operation Iraqi Freedom). Speakers [...]

Social Work students host internet safety presentation April 27

In support of Child Abuse Prevention Month this April, a class of Social Work students is hosting a community-wide forum on how to keep kids safe on the Internet. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 27, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl and is a collaboration between Prevent Child Abuse of [...]

Native social workers panel and discussion is set for April 13

Native social workers panel and discussion will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, April 13, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl.  This group of new and seasoned UND social work graduates will talk about what led them into social work, what kind of work they currently do and what knowledge and skills are [...]