Clinical Assistant Professor Sue Ann Savas conducted a training for 30 community members representing approximately 10 organizations on utilizing logic models for program development through the Washtenaw Alliance for Children and Youth on October 30, 2013. Participants learned about the benefits of using logicl models in design, evaluation, and grant getting and how to develop a program logic model for a new or existing program.
Assistant Professor Desmond Patton has been appointed to the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs for a three-year term starting in September 2013.
Brad Zebrack's poster, "Trajectories of Distress and Psychosocial Support Service Use Among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients" was awarded Best Research Poster at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society annual meeting.
SSW was recognized by Planet Blue for encouraging sustainable actions, designing and developing communal spaces, optimizing our building, and "creating a culture of sustainable behavior that is lasting."
At the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference:
Kathleen Faller presents the Opening Plenary Session, "Social Justice and Child Sexual Abuse: What Are the Stakes and Who Are the Stakeholders?"
Luke Shaefer receives the 2013 Deborah K. Padgett Early Career Achievement Award
Kerri Nicoll receives the 2013 Doctoral Fellows Award
Leah James receives the 2013 Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Honorable Mention Award
Assistantt Professor Luke Shaefer's research cited in Huffington Post story, Latinos Less Likely To Receive Unemployment Benefits
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