Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Features Archive

  • Social Work Professor Nationally Honored at CSWE as PIE Award Recipient

    Dr. Maria Vidal de Haymes received prestigious honor in international social work education by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). She was selected as the awardee of this year’s Partners in Advancing Education for International Social Work (PIE) Award by CSWE’s Commission on Global Social Work Education.
  • Grant to help train grad students who will work with at-risk youth

    Loyola’s School of Social Work received a $480,000 federal grant in September to train graduate students and help them work with at-risk youth who have behavioral health disorders. Over the next three years, the school hopes to recruit about 100 students for the project, said Associate Professor John Orwat, PhD, who is leading the program. The $480,000 that Loyola recently received from the United States Department of Health and Human Services is for the first year of the program.
  • The 2012 International AIDS Conference Washington D.C.
    July 22-27, 2012.

    Dean Wheeler attended and presented at this historical conference.
  • New Student Assembly - Fall 2012

    On Tuesday, August 28th over 130 new MSW students from the School’s in-coming class joined faculty, staff and field agency representatives for a welcome assembly in Kasbeer Hall on the Water Tower campus.
  • Meet BSW Program Director
    Jeanne Sokolec, EdD, LCSW

    Hello: I am happy to introduce myself on our new website as both an alum of Loyola (MSW; doctorate in Education and MA in Philosophy) and Director of the Bachelor of Social Work Program.
  • Meet MSW Program Director
    Susan Grossman, PhD

    Dr. Grossman is the Associate Dean and a Full Professor in the School of Social Work, and she has taught research and policy courses in the BSW, MSW, and PhD programs.
  • Loyola's School of Social Work Teach-In Day

    Watch this video to see what members of Loyola University Chicago's School of Social Work community experienced by participating in Teach-In Day on February 25, 2012.
  • Homecoming 2012

    School of Social Work Homecoming 2012

    "Social Justice, Human Rights & Global Sustainability" | October 12th | Friday 2:30 to 6:00pm | Lewis Towers | Beane Hall| Water Tower Campus
  • Senn High School and the School of Social Work

    Recently in the Loyola Phoenix it was reported that along with the School of Education, programs from the School of Social Work will be incorporated in this new partnership. For more on this exciting new opportunity check out the Phoenix article.
  • Social Work Advocacy Day
    Thursday, February 28
    Springfield IL

    Join us for the 2013 Social Work Advocacy Day in Springfield, sponsored by NASW-Illinois.
    Join an anticipated 1,000 social workers and social work students from across the state to attend a half day of educational seminars on lobbying in Illinois.
    Sample of Legislation to be highlighted at Event:
    Illinois Assault Weapons Ban
    Marriage Equality Act
  • Spring Career Fair
    March 26, 2013 | 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    Corboy Law Center | Kasbeer Hall
    Water Tower Campus

    Current students, please plan to join us for the Annual Loyola School of Social Work Career Fair sponsored by Loyola University Chicago’s School of Social Work and Loyola’s Career Development Center.
  • Spring 2013 Teach-In;
    Social Work with the Military Client Population: Veterans, Family, and Children

    Saturday, March 23, 2013 | 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. | Water Tower Campus | 25 E. Pearson Chicago, IL 60611 | Kasbeer Hall, 15th Floor
  • School reunion helps celebrate 100th student presentation

    Associate professor Shirley Simon has been helping students make presentations at global conferences since 2005. This year marks the 100th student presentation, and the School of Social Work invited all of the presenters back for a reunion to celebrate the milestone.
  • Profile

    Spring 2013 Teach In focuses on work with military clients

    In March 2013, Loyola’s Social Work community came together to discuss Social Work with the Military Client Population. Issues covered by professors included Domestic Violence in the military family (Prof. Priscila Friere); Children of deployed military and veterans, in the school setting (Prof. Michael Kelly); Substance abuse (Prof. Lynn Boyle); Couples, rebuilding relationships (Prof. Janice Rasheed); Military sexual trauma (Prof. Terry Northcut); Suicide assessment and treatment (Prof. Caleb Kim); and PTSD.
  • Reflections from Beijing Study Abroad

    Clinical Assistant Professor Lynn Boyle and 16 students traveled to the Beijing Center. Inside are reflections and pictures from their experience.
  • Profile

    Dr. Julia Pryce named Associate Director of the LUC Faculty Center

    The School of Social Work's very own Dr. Julia Pryce has been asked to serve as the Associate Director of the Faculty Center for Ignatian Pedagogy at Loyola University.
  • LGBT Psychology and Related Fields

    Dr. Michael P. Dentato and Dr. Jeanne Sokolec, faculty members from the School of Social Work will present papers and workshops at the first international conference surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues this June at Instituto Universitário de Lisboa in Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Dean Wheeler accepts Alumni Recognition Award and Us Helping Us Founders Award

    Dean Wheeler was recognized for his dedication to the Social Work profession and awarded for his commitment to AIDS/HIV research, prevention, and intervention.