Social Work Professor Named Gerontological Society of America Fellow
Catherine Tompkins, assistant dean for undergraduate studies for CHHS and associate professor of social work, was named a 2015 fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Read more about the award.
Social Work Students Host Youth for College Dream Tour
Students in the Department of Social Work hosted a College Dream Tour on October 24 for youth enrolled in a life skills course with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Learn more about the event.
Social Work Faculty Presented to Delegation from China
Four faculty from the Department of Social Work gave two full-day presentations to a delegation of 16 social service administrators from China. Learn more about the presentations.
Mason Students Named Grantmakers in Aging Fellows
Three Mason students, including two CHHS students in the Department of Social Work, were named Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) Fellows for 2015. Learn more about their accomplishment.
Social Work Professor Receives $40,000 Grant to Examine Services for Serious Adolescent Offenders
JoAnn Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, has received a $40,000, one-year grant from the National Institute of Justice FY 2015 Data Resources Program for her study, “Institutional Pathways: Dynamics and Characteristics of System Service Use by Serious Adolescent Offenders.” Read more about her work.
Social Work Students, Faculty Led Discussion Group at Council on Social Work Education Meeting
Three Department of Social Work students and four faculty members led a discussion group during the Council on Social Work Education’s annual program meeting on October 16 in Denver. Read more about their presentation.