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A lecture on "Using Evidence on Cost-Effectiveness to Guide Social Policy and Spending," featuring two prominent guest speakers, will be held on Wed., Feb. 22, from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. in the School of Social Work's auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. Read more
Six months ago, UNC’s School of Social Work partnered with the nonprofit Carolina for Kibera (CFK) to help some of Kenya’s poorest youth lift themselves out of poverty. Following a weeklong visit to Kibera last month, Gina Chowa, who is leading the joint venture, said she expects the project to kick off its pilot program by August of next year and then move forward with a full intervention program by 2013.
People seeking North Carolina social services jobs no longer have to pore through 100 county websites.
Now, thanks to the N.C. Child Welfare Workforce Collaborative at the UNC School of Social Work, there is a central online solution -- the N.C. Social Services Jobs Registry.
Years ago, two UNC Schools joined together to prepare students who are passionate about preventing problems and to train those who are committed to solving them. Since then, more than 100 graduates have passed through the doors of the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the School of Social Work to earn a dual master’s degree. It’s a significant milestone for the 25th anniversary of a program that continues to produce leaders at the community, state, national and global levels.
The UNC School of Social Work is hosting an Idealist Graduate Degree Fair at the Friday Center on Saturday, November 12, from 9 a.m.-noon. Idealist fairs, held throughout the United States and Canada, connect prospective students with graduate schools in fields such as public administration, international affairs, education, public policy, public interest law, social work, nonprofit management, global and public health, theology, environmental science, and socially responsible business.