In the middle of the night on Saturday, December 3, 2022, farmworkers from Mexico did what they always do: They crossed the border to get on a bus to be taken to work in the cold, muddy fields in Yuma. This time, however, NAU Yuma… Read more
Dr. McCarthy Presents Research at Gerontological Society of America
Posted by sms966 on November 22, 2019
Dr. Mike McCarthy presents his research at the Gerontological Society of America
Our very own Social Work Professor Dr. Mike McCarthy delivered his research at the 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America in Austin, TX. The Gerontological Society of America’s mission is to further the study of aging and to promote human welfare throughout… Read more
Trisha Droubie – HURA Award Recipient
Posted by sms966 on November 19, 2019
Social Work major Trisha Droubie has received HURA Award for the project Police Social Work: Potential Collaborative Response to Crisis Situations.
Social Work major and senior Trisha Droubie has received a 2019-2020 Hooper Undergraduate Research Award (HURA) for the project Police Social Work: Potential Collaborative Response to Crisis Situations. Law enforcement and social work professionals frequently work with overlapping populations experiencing a variety of crises.… Read more
Danielle Curley – 2018 Udall Scholar
Posted by wcmsupport on May 4, 2018
For the second year in… Read more
SBS faculty win NASW awards
Posted by wcmsupport on April 5, 2018
SBS Faculty Awarded NASW Transformational Educator and Lifetime Achievement Awards
Professor Mary Damskey and Professor Emeritus David McKell have been recognized for their contributions to the field of Social Work in Arizona. Awards were presented to five leaders in social work in Northern Arizona on March 15th, at a celebration of National Social Work Month co-hosted by NAU and the National Association of Social Workers Arizona Branch 3.
Profiles on all awardees can be found below. One hundred and twenty students… Read more
Community Change Projects 2017
Posted by wcmsupport on December 13, 2017
Each fall semester, senior social work students enrolled in SW 423 are asked to partner with a community organization to create a project that impacts a minimum of 25 clients. Students address client needs identified by both the student group and the professional representative from the organization. This semester’s cohort completed 15 projects, and secured donated services or monetary donations exceeding $18,000 in support of their work.
They engaged the students in an interactive fashion and kept the energy… Read more