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UND Social Work Alum recognized with Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) Champion Award

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Congratulations to UND Social Work alum Traci Van Beek!   Traci meaningfully represented the public child welfare sector in North Dakota at a grantee meeting with the Children’s Bureau in Minneapolis in June. Numerous attendees, including the grant’s federal project officer, noted her helpful and positive contributions. In recognition of her contributions, Traci was honored […]

Why Social Work Is Needed Now More Than Ever

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by Isaac Karikari, Kali Heyen, and Ashley Charwood Marking social work month in March, the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) selected theme, “Social Work Breaks Barriers” is not just an instance of ritualistic sloganeering. “Social Work Breaks Barriers”, we believe, serves to illustrate why social work is needed (now more than ever). The NASW […]

UND Social Work, partners secure $2.5M to improve state’s American Indian/Alaska Native Child Welfare Outcomes

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The University of North Dakota Department of Social Work at the College of Nursing and Professional Disciplines and its partners have received a second five-year $2.5 million federal award from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to continue their work statewide to reduce the disproportionate placement of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) children away from their families and communities […]

Family Tradition of Compassion: A Journey in Social Work

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In a heartwarming display of family tradition, Alynza Welk, a senior in the Bachelor of Science in Social Work program at the University of North Dakota, is following in the footsteps of her aunt, Sarah Welk, an experienced school social worker. Both Alynza and Sarah share a profound commitment to helping others, and their unique […]

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Jacki Lund recognized as UND Social Work Distinguished Alumni

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Jacki Lund with her award

Congratulations to Jacki Lund, recognized as this year’s Social Work Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Jacki is an inspiration and an asset to the field of social work. She has served the Grand Forks County Human Service Zone (GFCHSZ) for 26 years. Despite now being retired, Jacki is always eager to share with various community groups […]

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How sharing can boost savings and well-being

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Toni Castro Cosío

Within close communities, sharing money is a powerful tool, UND’s Financial Interdependence Project Colloquium shows Toni Castro Cosío, a senior Behavioral Researcher at the Center for Advanced Hindsight’s Common Cents Lab at Duke University, describes her research to attendees of the Financial Interdependence Colloquium at UND. Photo by Jen Koller for UND Today. By Jen […]

CNPD Research News: September 2023

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Please remember to submit research updates and accomplishments to the CNPD Research Office email at und.cnpd.research.office@und.edu. Announcements Welcome Back College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines Faculty, Students, and Staff from the CNPD Research Office! To keep everyone updated on the news about your research success, upcoming funding, or research opportunities, we plan to send a monthly […]

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UND-based Financial Interdependence Project hosting colloquium Sept. 22-24

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GRAND FORKS, N.D.— The Financial Interdependence Project, located at the University of North Dakota and supported by the College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines, is hosting a colloquium at UND’s Memorial Union. The event brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars, practitioners and funders from across the nation to UND to discuss fostering financial capability and prosperity […]

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UND SMHS & CNPD celebrate Healthcare Simulation Week

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The medical simulation teams at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) and College of Nursing & Professional Disciplines (CNPD) are celebrating Simulation in Healthcare Week 2023 with a series of events Sept. 18-22, including open houses for both programs’ medical simulation facilities on the UND campus. The largest and most active center […]

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UND Social Work programs receive reaccreditation

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Two UND Social Work programs have received reaccreditation, allowing for the program and its students and graduates to thrive into the next decade. The Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) and the Master of Social Work (MSW) recently received reaccreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). The CSWE works to ensure that accredited programs provide the requisite quality […]