Everything listed under: School Initiative

  • American Indian Foundation Field Unit

      Thirty-eight tribal nations in Oklahoma have a government level relationship with the United States. This sovereign status has vast policy implications for social workers that must coordinate services across local, state, and tribal jurisdictions for the largest ethnic group in the state. The Council of Social Work Education has awarded Drs.   Read More...

  • The Power of Mentoring

      I must say I was very happy to participate in the Social Work mentoring program as a mentee. This is not only my first year in a graduate program but I am also new to Tulsa. Before I met my mentor I was completely ignorant of the major players on campus and in Tulsa.   Read More...

  • Simulation Debriefing Training

    Haruv USA is offering training programs that use social simulations in order to train professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect. The simulation training takes place in the new and innovative Schusterman Pediatric Social Simulation Center in the Tandy Education Center at OU-Tulsa. Any simulation training is recorded and includes a debriefing process.   Read More...

  • Child Welfare Exchange Visit

      Students from Haruv University will visit Oklahoma the week of November 1st - 5th to complete this year's child welfare exchange. You can read about our students travel to Israel earlier this summer here. During their visit, Israeli students will have the opportunity to learn about our child welfare system through visits to a group home, speakers, information on and a tour of the Cherokee Nation, visits to local agencies, simulation experiences, and more.   Read More...

  • Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma Art Display

    Last week Drs. McLeod and Natale worked to coordinate with the Girls Scouts of Western Oklahoma to bring an art show to the Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work. Not your typical art show, the pieces in this project were all created by young women who are currently incarcerated by the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs and are part of a therapeutic arts program to help the process how the trauma(s) of their lives have impacted them, and what they can do to alter their trajectories in as ...  Read More...

  • Avital Friedman and Haruv USA

      The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work is pleased to welcome Avital Friedman, a visiting faculty member from Haruv USA. She is here to establish Haruv USA at OU-Tulsa, which is a partnership between the Haruv Institute in Israel, the OU Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work, and the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa. Haruv USA has a unique focus on comprehensive, interprofessional education, training and research in the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.   Read More...

  • OU-SBIRT Collaborative Grant

    We are very pleased to announce that the Center for Social Work in Health Care has been awarded with a very large, three year grant from SAHMSA. Terrie Fritz is the PI and the grant includes SW faculty Christina Miller & Ric Munoz as well as other interdisciplinary partners. It includes funds in the amount of about $312,000 annually for three years for a grant total of almost $1 million dollars.   Read More...

  • Social Work with American Indians

      The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work is excited to add a new certificate program to our offerings. Students can now get a graduate certificate in Social Work with American Indians. This certificate program is 15 hours with three core courses (3 hours each) and 6 hours selected from within Social Work or Native American Studies with approval.   Read More...

  • We Need You - Mentor Program & Alumni Survey

      The Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work is pleased to announce we will be launching our Sooner Social Workers Mentoring Program this fall. We are currently seeking mentors. Please read this letter from our Director, Dr.   Read More...

  • Social Work Month & Self-Care

    Social workers will celebrate National Social Work Month in March 2015 with the theme "Social Work Paves the Way for Change." March will also begin a celebration of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 60th anniversary. You can read more about the month and celebration here. NASW has also made an official proclamation available here which can be sent to local or state government in recognition of the profession.   Read More...