December 2, 2019

Associate Professor Dr. Shoshana Ringel and an associate have edited the 2nd edition of Trauma: Contemporary Directions in Trauma Theory, Research, and Practice. This is an expanded and revised editio...

September 6, 2019

Drs. Kathryn Collins and Mel Bellin from the UMSSW and Dr. Betsy Bledsoe from the School of Social Work at UNC-Chapel Hill facilitated the first annual Train the Trainer for Trauma Adapted Family Conn...

July 9, 2019

Recent PhD graduate Lisa Fedina (shown here) and Associate Dean for Doctoral & Post-Doctoral Education Charlotte Bright, PhD, are co-authors of new research titled, "An Ecological Analysis of Risk Fac...

July 8, 2019

Associate Professor Shoshanna Ringel had her research "Developmental trauma and unresolved loss in the Adult Attachment Interview," published in the journal Attachment. She also had "The role of ethni...

June 14, 2019

Sue Westgate, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Instructor, presented a national webinar in collaboration with Health Quality Innovators (HQI) entitled: “A Trauma-Informed Vision of Health Equity."

The goal o...

October 29, 2018

"Client Experiences of Trauma-Informed Care in Social Service Agencies," is new research published in the Journal of Social Service Research. The article's lead article is UMBC Assistant Professor Nan...

July 12, 2018

UMBC Assistant Professor of Social Work Nancy Kusmaul wrote an article for the June edition of the SWHPN Voice titled "Trauma-informed Hospice and End-of-Life Care."  She also published a piece in Soc...

June 13, 2018

For anyone interested in trauma-informed care, social work advocacy, interdisciplinary models of care, and/or work with international populations, you are invited to join the Torture Abolition and Sur...

An article on the effects of childhood trauma on quotes the SSW's Kate Wasserman.  

“If we start early, we can literally change the future for a child, her family, and the community...

March 7, 2018

On CBS's This Morning recently, Oprah Winfrey proclaimed that "This story [on childhood trauma and brain development] is so important to me and I believe to our culture that if I could dance on the ta...

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SSW Calendar

February 24

CSWF Meeting  12:30 p.m. | 2E10


Alliance for Anti-Oppression Social Work Practitioners Meeting  5 p.m. | 2E10

February 25
Dean Candidate Visit 12:15  p.m. |Auditorium

February 27
Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Training  12:15 p.m. | SW/LAW C-001

February 28

Grassroots Documentary Event Hosted By ISWO  12:15 p.m. | 2E02

USG: Brown Bag Workshop  12:15 p.m. | USG III-4206

March 2
Student Convocation Planning Committee Meeting 12:15 p.m. | 2W11

March 9
Fulbright Scholar Program Workshop  12:30 p.m. | 4E08

March 13
Homecoming, Social Work in the Workplace 9 a.m. | SSW

March 20
2nd Annual Homelessness Summit  8:30 a.m. | SSW Auditorium

Finding Meaning: The Sixth Stage of Grief - A Conversation and Booking Signing with David Kessler  2 p.m. | SSW Auditorium

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