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Faculty briefs: Ermentrout, Galinsky, Jones, Hernandez, Macy, Orthner, Richmond, Rounds, Weil, Zerden

Dania Ermentrout
Ermentrout is profiled in the Public Health Social Work Connection’s newsletter.

Maeda Galinsky and Anne Jones
Jones presented a paper entitled, “Using a curriculum-based group intervention to strengthen at-risk newly forming families” at the 33rd Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups Annual Symposium, Long Beach, Calif., June 2-June 5. At the same conference she co-presented at a workshop lead and organized by Galinsky, “Developing Practice Manuals in Social Group Work. Jones’ piece was entitled, “Love’s Cradle: Building strong families through relationship enhancement.”

Mary Beth Hernandez
Hernandez, associate dean for advancement, was awarded the Alumni Distinguished Service Award from Davidson College in recognition of her service and leadership to the college and to the community.

Rebecca Macy
Macy is featured on Scotland’s Child Recovery and Reintegration Network website, in a Q&A about her human trafficking research.

Dennis Orthner
Orthner spoke at the University of Delaware’s College of Education and Human Development on May 11. He presented “CareerStart: A Middle School Strategy for Promoting Student School Engagement and Academic Success.”

Tanya Richmond
Richmond presented an AHEC workshop, “Preparing for the LCSW Exam,” in Greenville on June 8.

Kathleen Rounds
The MCH Public Health Social Work Leadership Program, directed by Rounds, partnered with several organizations to conduct the 2nd Annual Public Health Social Work Leadership Summit on June 3-4 in Chapel Hill.

Marie Weil
Weil has been invited by Dean Larry Davis to deliver the World Social Work Day lecture on March 20, 2012 at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work.

Lisa de Saxe Zerden
Zerden co-authored an article,  “Addiction treatment provider attitudes on staff capacity and evidence-based clinical training: Results from a national study” in The American Journal on Addictions, 20(3), 271-284.