Joint Program in Social Work

Universities of NCA&T and UNCG

“September 29, 2021, Black women leaders will convene a virtual summit, Where She Leads, We Will Follow Her, to address HIV and other health issues impacting women specifically in the United States.” Our very own Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson will be among them. To join the conversation on social media, follow @wheresheleads on Instagram and Facebook and use the hashtag #wheresheleads #wheresheleadssummit2021. 

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson is the invited opening Speaker for the Critical Race Theory & The 1619 Project: Fall 2021 Webinar Series – Sponsored by the Social Work Program in partnership with the History Program at Elizabeth City State University Date: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 (3:30pm-5:00pmEST)Title of Presentation: The Need for Critical Race Theory as a Practical Approach for […]

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson, Department Chair of Social Work and Gerontology Program at UNC Greensboro, will be presented the Early Career Faculty Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award. CSWE proudly presents the Professional Awards during the Annual Program Meeting (APM) every year and recognizes outstanding educators for significant contributions to social work education. Please join […]

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 […]

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson is an Invited Speaker for the Global Social Welfare Summit which is hosted by Social Work Helper and Council on Social Work Education. Her Session is titled Calling “A Thing” A Thing: Addressing Anti-Black Racism in Social Work Education and will take place on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 1:45pm. To […]

Last summer, Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson was invited by our (Council on Social Work Education/CSWE) accrediting body to join the newly formed Task Force to Advance Anti-Racism in Social Work Education, and was asked to Co-Lead the Curriculum Development Work Group. In addition, she was asked to present the key recommendations from our Work Group […]

Title: Understanding the Impact of Negative Stereotypic Images on Identity Development in African American Children and Single Mothers: Implications for Educators, School Counselors, and Administrators Journal: Florida Journal of Educational Research This study was led by Dr. Alishea S. Rowley, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at Florida […]

We are delighted to share the news that Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson has been added as a Diversity Scholar through the National Center for Institutional Diversity at the University of Michigan! This Program will provide Dr. Dyson with the professional development opportunities and mentorship experiences needed to help her hone her DEI+ Belonging focused leadership […]

Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson was selected to serve as a Facilitator for the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Virtual Winter Doctoral Academy 2020! She will lead a workshop titled “Qualitative data analyses approaches” for their Doctoral students. Please join us in celebrating such great international recognition of her expertise in qualitative research and data analysis! She lead […]