Joint Program in Social Work
Universities of NCA&T and UNCG
JPhD Student Ms. Vannessa Gharbi and Dr. Stephanie Teixeira-Poit have submitted Abstracts that were accepted for their funded Research Project.
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, […]
JPhD Student Ms. Vannessa Gharbi to present at the Strategies for Achieving Racial Justice in Social Work Education symposium
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, […]
JPhD Student Vannessa Gharbi contributed to New Curricular Guide for Substance Use!
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 […]
Ms. Vannessa Gharbi & Dr. Stephanie Teixeira Poit receive grant funds for study on COVID-19 and Older Adults!
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 […]
Mervin Brandy receives 2020-2021 NASW Foundation Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship!
Mervin Brandy receives 2020-2021 NASW Foundation Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship! Joint Master of Social Work student Mervin Brandy has received the 2020-2021 NASW Foundation Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship! This scholarship is awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who demonstrate an interest in or has experience with health/mental health practice […]