Department of Social Work School of Health and Human Sciences Department of Social Work School of Health and Human Sciences Jay Poole, Assistant Professor Jay Poole completed his Ph.D.at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. His research interests are: identity,including gender and sexuality, clinical social work practice, and gerontology in social work practice. Email: email@example.com News and EventsDr. Meredith Powers is pleased to announce that Social Work Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability Volume 3 is now available! Now recruiting: African-American kinship care research study Read Dr. Meredith Powers's article "Climate Justice and Social Work" in NASW-NC Newsletter XLIII No. 4 UNCG SWK Intern Ronnie Johnson at the Interactive Resource Center "Life Saver: a local partnership takes on a national epidemic" - read about GCSTOP in UNCG's Fall 2019 Research Magazine! The church and the opioid crisis: 'The stigma is still there, but more and more people are seeing it as a disease that needs treatment, instead of a moral failure' Dr. Danielle Swick received a continuation of funding from the North Carolina School-Based Health Alliance for the project “An Analysis of RAAPS Data from North Carolina School-Based Health Centers.” Congratulations to Professor Mike Thull, the NASW-NC Member of the Week! Dr. Danielle C. Swick (Principal Investigator), along with Co-Investigators, Drs. Yarneccia D. Dyson, Melissa Floyd-Pickard, and Jay Poole secure $1.1M for the Opioid Workforce Expansion Professionals (OWEP) Grant from HRSA! August 2019 Newsletter for the Department of Social Work Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)! Dr. Meredith Powers is quoted for her climate change expertise in "Social Work Today HHS Dean Carl Mattacola gives Social Work and GCSTOP a Shout Out on "Triad Today" interview! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson reappointed as co-chair of the CSWE Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity! Pickleball Complex to Open May 23rd! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson was accepted as a Fellow for the HHS Office of Research Summer Grant Writing Fellows Program! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson selected to receive HHS Graduate Research Assistant Award! Dr. Yarneccia D. Dyson receives HHS Research Grant Top-Off Funding! Dr. Meredith Powers is in the latest NASW-NC Newsletter. Click to read her article on Climate Change and Migration! Wineburg's Web: a feature on Dr. Wineburg's career, impact, and influence! Dr. Daniel Rhodes on the importance of Peacemaking Circles and the Summit Avenue Apartments. To see archived news, please click here.