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Recognizing National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

   July 20, 2021

Groups across the country are joining in recognition of National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month and bringing awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minority communities face regarding mental illness. 

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Beth Wahler Named Director of School of Social Work

   June 2, 2021

The UNC Charlotte College of Health and Human Services has named scholar and administrator Beth Wahler the next director of the School of Social Work. Wahler joins UNC Charlotte from Indiana University, where she served as associate dean for Academic Affairs and was on faculty in the School of Social Work since 2012. 

Wahler has taught across the social work...

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Mental Health Month

   May 26, 2021

In the United States, mental health services remain disproportionately inaccessible to many people of color. As May is nationally recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month, now is the perfect time to learn about mental health issues among people of color and resources available to them....

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Partnership to Support Free Telehealth Caregiver Program

   May 10, 2021

UNC Charlotte researchers will soon offer virtual programming focused on education and community-building for caregivers supporting people with chronic conditions and disability.

The Caregiver TLC: Thrive, Learn, Connect program, which was made possible through a grant of $265,000 from The ...

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Social Work Alumna Named Newest CEO of Charlotte Non-Profit Focused on HIV

   April 27, 2021

UNC Charlotte alumna Chelsea Gulden is the newest CEO of RAIN, a non-profit organization that empowers those living with HIV and those at risk to be healthy and stigma free.

The Charlotte-based organization is working to...

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Social Workers are Essential

   March 25, 2021

The theme of Social Work Month 2021 is “Social Workers are Essential,” a message that resonates in describing professionals that sometimes work under the radar, but play a critical role in addressing the needs of people and communities. Social workers have faced difficult circumstances over the course of the global pandemic,...

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Alumna honored by the City of Charlotte for being an extension of Dr. King’s dream

   February 17, 2021

BY: KAM KING, ALUMNI COMMUNICATIONS

Tchernavia Montgomery '08, '09 has called Charlotte home for more than 20 years, and she couldn’t imagine living anywhere else with her husband William Harold Montgomery III ’03 and their three sons. Her adoration for the Queen City has also allowed her to give back to her community in a multitude of meaningful...

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Professor Sonyia Richardson Named Statewide Social Worker of the Year

   February 2, 2021

UNC Charlotte professor Sonyia Richardson has been named the 2021 Social Worker of the Year by The National Association of Social Workers North Carolina Chapter (NASW-NC).

The NASW-NC Social Worker of the Year Award is an annual award given to a social work professional who has demonstrated commendable social work practice...

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Meet CHHS Dean Catrine Tudor-Locke

   January 22, 2021
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Internship Program Highlights Social Workers' Role in Democracy

   November 17, 2020

Students at the UNC Charlotte School of Social Work are getting a first-hand look at how voting and democracy relate to their field of study thanks to a new internship. 

The project, created by emeritus professor Jim Dudley, joins a growing movement of schools of social work across the country identified with the slogan, “...

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