JPhD Program Continues to Accept Applications for Fall 2022 Admission

The JPhD program is accepting applications for admission Fall 2022. You must complete your application by April 1, 2022. If you are interested, please complete your application and send an email to Sonia Martin in admissions (slmartin@uncg.edu) so that she can process your application. For questions, please contact Dr. Jay Poole at kjpoole@uncg.edu.

Dr. Carmen Monico contributes to two chapters in book on global health emergencies

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 in health emergencies and spans fields of practice across world regions with particular reference to the COVID-19 pandemic.” The chapters to which Dr. Monico contributed were focused on the “Regions of the World and the COVID-19 Health Emergency” and the “Impacts of Global Pandemics on People on the Move.” The printed and online versions of the book will be released on March 1, 2022,and can be pre-ordered.co@uncg.edu. For more information about this topic, contact Dr. Monico at ccmonico@ncat.edu or cmonico@uncg.edu.

Dr. Sharon Parker Speaks at UNC School of Social Work’s First Black History Month Research Series

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 panel with Dr. Rachel Goode and Ms. Anjalee Sharma for this inaugural event. Dr. Parker, Dr. Jeannette Wade (NCAT) and Dr. Helyne Frederick (UNC) collaborated on a study, COVID-19 and the Intimate Partner Relationships of Black Women attending an HBCU and PWI. Dr. Parker will present findings from the study on February 24, 2022, at 12:00 pm. Please register to attend this virtual free event. 

Dr. Sharon Parker Speaks at HBCU Youth Summit 

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 practices and innovations for engaging youth in HIV prevention and strategies to increase the uptake of PrEP with HBCU students.   

Dr. Sharon Parker Joined the Editorial of Public Health in Social Work

Dr. Sharon Parker

Dr. Sharon Parker joined the editorial of Public Health in Social Work in December 2021.  Congratulations Dr. Parker and thank you for your service to the field. For more information on Social Work in Public Health.

UNCG and NCAT Joint Programs in Social Work HRSA OWEP Scholars Inaugural Virtual Opioid & Other Substance Use Disorders National Conference: February 23 – 24, 2022

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.

Constructing Authentic Relationships in Clinical Practice Working at the Intersection of Therapist and Client Identities, key contributor Jay Poole, is now available.

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.