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 Investigator/Director)
Danielle C. Swick, Ph.D., MSW (Co-Investigator)
Melissa Floyd-Pickard, Ph.D., LCSW (Co-Investigator)
Jay Poole, Ph. D., LCSW (Co-Investigator)
The Joint Masters in Social Work Program (JMSW) at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University (NCAT) and The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) is proud to offer our incoming 2021 Masters students the opportunity to become Health Resources Administration Services Opioid Workforce Expansion Program (HRSA OWEP) scholars. These scholarships provide students with a $10,000 stipend and also the opportunity to participate in multiple trainings throughout the year that focus on opioid use disorders and other substance use disorders.
If you are a prospective 2021 JMSW Advanced Standing student (i.e., applying to be an Advanced Standing student starting in Summer 2021) and you are interested in becoming a HRSA OWEP scholar focused on opioid use disorder and other substance use disorders, click here for the application (you can read more about what a HRSA OWEP scholar is in the application). Note that this application is only for prospective Advanced Standing students. Prospective 2-year students will be offered an opportunity to apply to be a HRSA OWEP scholar during their first year in the JMSW program.
The application deadline is January 22nd, 2021.
Link to application: HRSA OWEP Application 2021-2022 Cycle
If you were unable to attend one of our Fall 2020 Virtual Information Sessions, please feel free to watch the below video which is a recording of the October 24th meeting.
Here is a link to the recording if the embedded option does not show: Video of JMSW Information Session from October 24th
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).
Saturday, October 10th, 10am-12:30pm
Meeting ID: 950 8345 6625
Saturday, October 24th, 10am-12:30pm
Meeting ID: 996 6557 2974
JPhD Information Session Dates
Click here for the JPhD Information Session Flyer (pdf)
JPhD Information Sessions will be held through Zoom on
- Thursday, October 1st, 6pm-7pm
- Saturday, November 7th, 10am-11am
- Saturday, November 21st, 10am-11am
For all three sessions:
Meeting ID: 912 4546 9005
The Fall 2020 JMSW Field Calendars are now available in .doc format.