Joint Program in Social Work

Universities of NCA&T and UNCG

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.

We are pleased to announce that the Joint Programs in Social Work have received HRSA BHWET funding for the Integrated Behavioral Health and Racial Equity Scholars Program (PDF) in the amount of $1,920,000 to support JMSW and JPhD students 2021-2025. Congratulations to the HRSA Team on their efforts to make this funding possible! Yarneccia D. Dyson, Ph.D., MSW (Principal […]

Ms. Gharbi’s and Dr. Teixeira-Poit’s funded research project concluded in January, and we are thrilled to share the news that their submitted abstracts were accepted to:  (1) North Carolina Sociological Association, titled: Examining Social Determinants to Understand the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities in North & South Carolina to be presented next week, […]

We are happy to announce that JPhD student Ms. Vannessa Gharbi (pictured) and her colleague, Dr. Tiffany Baffour -Associate Professor and Director of the MSW Program at University of Utah College of Social Work, will be presenting their paper at the Strategies for Achieving Racial Justice in Social Work Education symposium: Social Work, White Supremacy, […]

Information sessions for the Joint Master of Social Work and Joint PhD of Social Work will be held virtually through Zoom. JMSW Information Dates Click here for the JMSW Information Session Flyer (pdf). Option 1: Saturday, October 10th, 10am-12:30pm Meeting ID: 950 8345 6625 Password: 751338 Option 2: Saturday, October 24th, 10am-12:30pm Meeting ID: 996 […]

Liz Aparicio of the SSWR Research Capacity Development Committee (RCDC) is coordinating the Job Market Webinar Series, in collaboration with GADE President Mo Yee Lee, SSWR Board Member Jenn Bellamy, Laura Abrams, and Liz Lightfoot . The Job Market Webinar Series aims to support early career social work researchers as they consider how to apply […]

We are delighted to share that Ms. Vannessa Gharbi contributed to the new Curricular Guide for Substance Use! See below for the press release from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is pleased to release the Specialized Practice Curricular Guide for Substance Use Social Work Practice, the […]

We are delighted to share the news that Ms. Vannessa Gharbi, a doctoral student in the JPSW, collaborated with Dr. Stephanie Teixeira Poit (a faculty member in the Department of Social Work and Sociology at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University) and they received $75,428 in funding for their project, “Predictors of and Strategies […]

Due to the impact of the novel coronavirus, applicants to the Joint PhD in Social Work program for the 2020-2021 cycle will not need to submit GRE scores. Instead, a second writing sample will be required. The application portal opens August 15th, 2020 and applications must be completed by January 15th, 2021. Apply by visiting […]

Dr. Danielle Swick and her colleague Dr. Joelle Powers wrote the following article offering practical tips on how to survive a doctoral program. Dr. Swick adds: Completing a doctoral program can be a strenuous and difficult process. While there are numerous benefits gained from a doctoral program, there are also roadblocks that students may encounter […]