Joint Program in Social Work

Universities of NCA&T and UNCG

Dr. Carmen Monico, a faculty teaching in the Joint MSW and PhD Programs, contributed to two chapters in the book titled “Social Work in Health Emergencies: Global Perspectives”, which just got published. According to the Routledge publishers, “This is the first comprehensive book that provides accessible, international knowledge for practitioners, students and academics about social work […]

Dr. Sharon Parker was invited to participant in the UNC School of Social Work’s first Black History Month Research Series: “Coping Amidst COVID as BIPOC” sponsored by the Global Social Development Innovations and Inspired Lab (pdf). Dr. Parker, an alumnus of the of the School of Social Work’s PhD program, is honored to serve on the […]

Dr. Parker to speak at the HBCU Youth HIV Summit sponsored by the Office of Infectious Diseases and HIV/AIDS Policy and the PACE program on February 15, 2022. This event is in commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS and Awareness Day and Black History Month. Her presentation entitled, “Exploring the Uptake of PrEP with HBCU Students” shared best […]

UNCG and NCAT Joint Programs in Social Work HRSA OWEP Scholars Inaugural Virtual Opioid & Other Substance Use Disorders National Conference: Advancing Racial Equity, Inclusive Practices, and Cultural Humility among Future Behavioral Health Practitioners Feb 23-24, 2022 \ 1-4 pm. Please see the attached brochure for the conference overview, agenda and the registration link.

Dr. Jay Poole’s Chapter, The Last Session: Facilitating Positive and Productive Endings in Therapy from the book Constructing Authentic Relationships in Clinical Practice Working at the Intersection of Therapist and Client Identities is now available. Please click here for more information.

Dr. Monico got another peer-reviewed article published in 2021: “Implications of irregular transnational adoptions within international standards: A review of intercountry adoption systems and Guatemalan birthmother perspectives.” The article was published in a Special Issue of Childhood titled “Irregularities in Transnational Adoptions and Child Appropriations: Challenges for Reparation Practices.” The article is an original manuscript drawing […]