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  • Social Work Month
    The School of Social Work joined the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers to celebrate Social Work Month.
  • BSW Program Chair Presents at National Conference
    Lori Rogovin, MSW, ACSW, presented at the annual conference of the national Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors held last week in Kansas City, MO.
  • The Impact of Deployment on Military Children’s Mental Health: Dealing with Grief and Anxiety
    Dr. Alison Salloum on the Importance of Appropriate Interventions
  • USF Social Work Students Practice their Skills in Tallahassee
    Over 50 University of South Florida BSW and MSW students were part of the over 800 social work students statewide who participated in the National Association of Social Workers - Florida 2015 Legislative Education and Advocacy Days in Tallahassee.
  • Social Work Associate Professor Receives Award
    Iraida V. Carrion, PhD, received the President's Award for her commitment to leadership and training of doctoral students at the Florida Education Fund, 2015 McKnight Doctoral Mid-Year Research & Writing Conference on February 27, 2015.
  • Social Work Society Aids Community
    Coming to life again just three short years ago, the leaders of the Social Work Society, have made tremendous inroads into meeting the mission of their organization.
  • SW Students Train for Advocacy Event
    Director of Government Affairs & Special Projects Johanna Byrd, MSW, ACSW led a legislative advocacy workshop for undergraduate and graduate students on February 27.
  • MSW Student Shares Experience/Advice to Students Considering Studying Abroad
    Chris Koester was recently interviewed by Bulls in Asia about his experiences as part of the Northeast Himalayas in India study abroad trip.
  • Social Work Society Officers Attend Leadership Summit
    The officers of the Social Work Society recently attended the National Association of Social Workers Student Leadership Summit in Orlando.
  • Social Work Society and BRIDGE Clinic Raise Funds for Patients
    The Social Work Society has partnered with the BRIDGE Clinic's social workers to raise money for bus passes that will be provided to patients that are in need of transportation.
  • MSW Student Named Student Social Worker of the Year
    First year MSW student, Karen Lukaszewicz, has been named "Student Social Worker of the Year" by the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
  • Social Work Faculty Awarded USF World Faculty Mobility Grants
    Manisha Joshi, MSW, PhD, and Iraida V. Carrion, PhD, LCSW, were both awarded a USF World Faculty Mobility Grant 2014-2015 to advance their work on cultural practices-health interface (e.g., birth practices, end-of-life issues) related to the Idu Mishmi indigenous community in the northeastern state of Arunachal Pradesh in India
  • USF researcher delves into world of domestic torture
    When a man wraps his hands around his wife or girlfriend's throat and squeezes, the act is the domestic equivalent of waterboarding, says University of South Florida researcher Manisha Joshi.
  • Strangulation's hidden role in domestic abuse
    After years of research and studies on reported cases of strangulation in romantic relationships, Manisha Joshi, an assistant professor in the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences, wrote a paper on the role of strangulation in intimate partner violence (IPV) that was published in October's issue of American Journal of Public Health.
  • Dr. Guitele Rahill, CBCS Social Work, mentors MSW Students, MSW Alum, Medical Intern and Community Member from Moffitt at APHA Conference
    As part of her increasing focus on interdisciplinary efforts, Dr. Guitele J. Rahill, Assistant Professor of Social Work at USF CBCS successfully mentored several individuals through the preparation of abstracts for submission and presentation of their research findings at the recent American Public Health Association 148th Annual meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. The theme of the conference was “Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Wellbeing.”
  • CBCS Participates in Healthography Conference
    As part of her increasing focus on interdisciplinary efforts, Dr. Guitele J. Rahill, Assistant Professor of Social Work at USF CBCS successfully mentored several individuals through the preparation of abstracts for submission and presentation of their research findings at the recent American Public Health Association 148th Annual meeting and Exposition in New Orleans. The theme of the conference was "Healthography: How Where You Live Affects Your Health and Wellbeing."
  • Storefront Clinics Offer Needed Care But Raise Concerns
    "The way we define health access in the U.S. in terms of insurance is not how many immigrant communities define it. It's more about the relationship with the healer," said Guitele Rahill, a professor at the University of South Florida with expertise in immigrant health issues.