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National Social Work Month 2018 webWhy is Social Work Important to You?

March is National Social Work Month, and the College of Social Work wants to know why social work is important to students and alumni. 

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Student Spotlight: Morgan Larch

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Senior Morgan Larch did not begin her collegiate studies at the University of South Carolina, but  she will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW).  

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Lessons for the Street

Police shootings are an often-discussed topic in the news and throughout the country. The College of Social Work’s I. DeQuincey Newman Institute for Peace and Justice spotlighted the subject for their 2018 Newman Lecture on Feb. 22.

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Featured Alumni: Marc Himes, '01 MSW

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Marc Himes is the program manager for the South Carolina Center for Fathers and Families. The Columbia-based organization is a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System and supports statewide fatherhood programs serving fathers and families. He is also a current MSW field instructor.

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Opioids and the Workplace

The College of Social Work will sponsor the inaugural Integrated Behavioral Health Symposium at the USC Alumni Center on Monday, Feb. 12. The keynote address, Integrating Primary Care and Behavioral Health Care: How Far We've Come, will be delivered by Joseph Parks, MD, Medical Director, National Council for Behavioral Health.

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College of Social Publications 

Andrews, C.M., Grogan, C.M., Westlake, M.A., Abraham, A.J., Pollack, H.A., D'Aunno, T.A., Friedmann, P.D. (2018) Do benefits restrictions limit Medicaid acceptance in addiction treatment? Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment 

Wooten, N.R., Pitner, R. O., Brittingham, J.A., Tavakoli, A.S., Jeffery, D.D., Haddock, K.S. (2018) Purchased Behavioral Health Care Received by Military Health System Beneficiaries in Civilian Medical Facilities, 2000-2014. Military Medicine

Hock, R. M., Yingling, M. E., & Bell, B. A. (2017) Time-lag between diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and onset of publicly-funded EIBI: Do race-ethnicity and neighborhood matter? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders

Baxter, S. D., Guinn, C. H., Smith, A. F., Royer, J. A., Hitchcock, D. B. (2017) A need for empirical evidence concerning the accuracy of joint parent-child reports of children's dietary intake. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

Browne, T., Keefe, R.H., Ruth, B.J., Cox, H., Maramaldi, P., Rishel, C., Rountree, M., Zlotnik, J. & Marshall, J. (2017) Advancing social work education for health impact. American Journal of Public Health


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