Everything listed under: Student

  • Community in Action: The Diplomacy Lab

    Kick off of the Diplomacy Lab titled “Social Work and Refugee Resettlement” led by Dr. Noyori-Corbett!!"The Diplomacy Lab is a public-private partnership that enables the US State Department to “course-source” research and innovation related to foreign policy challenges, by harnessing the efforts of students and faculty experts at universities across the country."- US Department of StateAfter the lecture and the discussion with the State Department Official in t...  Read More...

  • Students in Action: Mindfulness Presentation

    Bethany Trueblood, an MSW student and graduate assistant at OU-Tulsa, gave a presentation about practicing mindfulness on August 4th to entrepreneurs at 36 Degrees North, a growing entrepreneurial hub in the Brady Arts District. The focus of the presentation was on using mindfulness techniques to help individuals gain control and raise awareness of how they interact with their surroundings, especially when under stress. Dustin Curzon, Executive Director of 36 Degrees North, approached the Anne a...  Read More...

  • Community in Action: TFD Follow-up

    You may remember learning about a new practicum placement with the Tulsa Fire Department in a recent spotlight post. Here's the latest on this placement:Students embedded in the Tulsa Fire Department have, to date, served 58 clients. The initial program data run in the first six weeks of the practicum showed an 80% decrease in 911 calls from the top 10 utilizers of emergency services. The most current data, 14 weeks into the practicum, of the top 10 super utilizers shows an average of 5...  Read More...

  • Community in Action: Advocacy for Housing, Public Accommodation, and Workplace Equal Rights

    Check out this video in partnership with the Dennis R. Neill Equality Center, advocating for housing, public accommodation, and workplace equal rights.This video is a product of a class project (Dallas Pettigrew) and showcases the work of students: Abby Boehning, JJ Mitchell, LaDawn Abdoo, and Johnny Cunningham. This video incorporates local, Oklahoma legislation, as well as features the voices and faces of Tulsa residents.    Read More...

  • Community in Action: Tulsa Fire Department Practicum Placement

    The Community Assistance, Referral, & Education Services (C.A.R.E.S.) program started in Tulsa as a five-day-a-week pilot in January, 2017. The program collaborates across disciplines and partners with the community to decrease barriers to comprehensive non-emergency health care that encompasses social, behavioral, and environmental factors as well as traditional healthcare connotations, while increasing the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of public resources. The goal of the program is to...  Read More...

  • Women’s March: Honoring Paula Schonauer, Meadow Hazelhoff, and Deborah Johnson

    On January 21, 2017, two current social work students and one former student helped shape history. Per the National Association of Social Workers, social workers are ethically bound to engage politically and advocate for justice. Paula Schonauer, Meadow Hazelhoff, and Deborah Johnson led an outstanding, political, social justice movement in the state of Oklahoma, and the School is proud to share their story of activism for positive social change.Paula, Meadow, and Deborah believe in women’...  Read More...

  • Student Perspective: Making your voice heard

    We live in a great, big world, and can oftentimes find ourselves feeling small and insignificant. However, MSW students Molly Bryant & Harmony Revard Fuller remind us that our voices are not too small to make a powerful impact!As domestic violence advocates in our ACP concentration year practicums, part of our jobs are to analyze policies and proposed legislation from the viewpoint of survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. After reading through bills for the 2017 Oklahoma legisla...  Read More...

  • İLos estudiantes excepcionales de trabajo social!

    İLos estudiantes excepcionales de trabajo social! Three exceptional students stepped up for the challenge of advancing their skills of practice in Spanish. Gabriella Urquiza, Anais Figueroa, and Mary Noble, MSW students in Tulsa, are students in Advanced Direct Practice with Populations at Risk, with Dr.   Read More...

  • Pennyrose Perez Named CSWE Minority Fellow

    The Council on Social Work Education’s (CSWE’s) Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) recently announced the third Now is the Time: MFP-Youth Master’s Student Cohort. Congratulations to Pennyrose Perez, Tulsa MSW student, who was named of the 40 fellows. The fellowship for advanced social work master’s students is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). It offers financial and other supports to direct-practice focuse...  Read More...

  • Southern Oaks Block Party

    Held on Saturday, August 13th from 10 am - 2pm in the Southern Oaks Park of South OKC, the Southern Oaks Block Party was a collaborative project with several South Oklahoma City anchor institutions; specifically the Southern Oaks Community Center (Parks and Recreation), Southern Oaks Library (Metropolitan Library System) and Parmelee Elementary (OKC Public Schools). The University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work launched two community practice and civic engagement interns...  Read More...