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2021 School of Social Work MSW graduate, Justin Sanford, wins the 2021 Online Celebration Award

Justin Sanford wins 2021 Online Celebration Award

We are pleased to share that Justin Sanford’s research project was selected as the best presentation at the 2021 Online Celebration by a committee of faculty and staff reviewers. Congratulations to Justin – we are all so proud! Justin's exploratory, cross sectional study aimed to provide a picture of how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting mental health outcomes. 391 adults provided data through a self-administered survey. The survey revealed the depth of the mental health crisis we are in while providing insight for how social work clinicians can impactfully respond. 

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Dr. Amanda Brown MSW Online Interviewed as an expert in the field

Dr. Amanda Brown MSW Online Interview

Read the latest interview on MSWOnline.org for Dr. Brown's "Expert in the Field" spotlight. NKU was selected to be listed on MSWOnline.org's online program highlited from the US.

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Dr. Suk-hee Kim Awarded CSWE Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education Award

Dr. Suk-hee Kim receives CSWE Distinguished Recent Contributions to Social Work Education Award

Congratulations to our very own Dr. Suk-hee Kim for winning this prestigious award, which recognizes a social work educator's exemplary achievements

within the last 10 years in at least two areas; research and scholarship, pedagogy and curriculum development, and organizational leadership. 

 

Dr. Suk-hee Kim receives the National CORSW Community Impact Award

Dr. Suk-hee Kim receives the National CORSW Community Impact Award

Congratulations to Northern Kentucky University’s Dr. Suk-hee Kim, who received the Council on the Role and Status of Women in Social Work

Education (CORSW) Community Impact Award, a national recognition that celebrates feminist leadership models in social work education.  See the link for more details about her significant accomplishment!

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Dr. Katie Terhune Pioneers Age-Friendly University Initiative

Dr. Katie Terhune's work made Northern Kentucky University the first institution in Kentucky to join the global age-friendly university initiative.

Congratulations to Dr. Katie Terhune, who is involved in the global initiative along with 31 other universities, who highlight the role higher education can play in responding to the opportunities and challenges associated with our aging population.

 

Dr. Kevin Lotz Presents "We Didn't Start the First" Field Education in the LGBTQIA+ Homeless Shelter Annual Conference

Dr. Kevin Lotz Presents "We Didn't Start the First" Field Education in the LGBTQIA+ Homeless Shelter Annual Conference

Congrats to Dr. Kevin Lotz, who presented  "We Didn't Start the First" Field Education in the LGBTQIA+ Homeless Shelter at the 66th Annual CSWE Conference, which discussed how to help equip and engage in areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion to transform challenges into assets, and also how to navigate matters of intersectionality and cultural sensitivity.

 

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