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Alumni briefs: McCloud, MSW ’01; Crouse, MSW ’17; McDonald, MSW ’16

Karen McCloud, MSW ’01, has been selected to receive the 2019 Tom V Child Advocacy Award. The award is given annually by NC Child, an organization that works to ensure children have access to health care, high-quality education, and the opportunity to achieve their full potential. McCloud is the CEO and president of Benchmarks, an alliance of nationally accredited agencies committed to providing quality care, leadership, and accountability in services to children, adults and families in North Carolina.

Victoria Crouse, MSW ’17, is working with NC Child on the issue of childhood lead poisoning. Read her most recent blog post here.

Donald McDonald, MSW ’16, was featured in the NASW article, “Opioid crisis: Social work solutions.” McDonald serves as executive director of Addiction Professionals of North Carolina.