School of Social Work community mourns the loss of one of its own The UNC School of Social Work community is mourning the loss of clinical instructor

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School of Social Work community mourns the loss of one of its own

The UNC School of Social Work community is mourning the loss of clinical instructor and field adviser Teresa L. Ilinitch. She died unexpectedly on Feb. 3, at her home in Pittsboro. Read story

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School signs collaboration agreement with institute in India

The School of Social Work is once again partnering with an international institution in an effort to increase opportunities for joint research and teaching. Read story

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DDTI marks 50 years of advocating for people with disabilities

Since its founding in 1963, the School of Social Work’s Developmental Disabilities Training Institute (DDTI) has worked to ensure the well-being and inclusion of people with intellectual, developmental, and co-occurring disabilities. While the agency’s efforts have impacted thousands of North Carolinians, a lot of work remains. Read story

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MSW student eager to help others

Crystal Barnes spent her undergrad years at UNC certain that her professional path was leading her toward a career in occupational therapy. But shortly after earning a degree in psychology and exercise sports science, Barnes realized she wanted to do more. Read story

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Student briefs

Shining Students

Students learn about interdisciplinary teams

Student briefs

Outstanding in the Field: Student Karen Oelschlaeger and field instructor Martin Jarrard, Pisgah Legal Services

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Alumni briefs

Alumni Update

Alumni briefs: Burroughs ’98, Cagle ’98, Corpus, ’01, Davis ’13, Petrilli-Parker ’05, Walker-Richmond ’12

Drawing winners announced

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Upcoming Events and Workshops

Feb. 24 - Lecture by Dr. Suresh Pathare, “Participatory social work interventions with rural communities in India: Sharing a bird’s eye view.” Free. 12:15 p.m., Room 500.
Feb. 26 - Documentary film screening, "The Anonymous People." Free. 6:30 p.m., auditorium.
March 10-11 - Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
March 19 - Clinical Lecture Series in Winston-Salem - Critical Time Intervention, presented by Bebe Smith, MSW, LCSW. 10:00 a.m., Northwest AHEC.
March 24 - Clinical Lecture Series in Chapel Hill - Ethics of self-determination in aging adults, with Tanya Richmond, LCSW. Noon, auditorium.
April 3 - Scholarship reception, 5:30 p.m., 5th floor.

For Prospective Students

Feb. 24-25 - UNC-SSW Diversity Recruitment Event
Feb. 28 - Recruiter visits Hampton University
Feb. 28 - Admissions will have a display at the UNC School of Public Health Minority Health Conference, Friday Center.
March 7 - MSW Program Information Session, 2 p.m., Room 300.

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