- Associate Professor Denise Hines educates FBI personnel on the realities of male victims of domestic violenceJanuary 31, 2024
Denise Hines, associate professor in the College’s Department of Social Work, was the keynote speaker at an FBI event for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The FBI entitled the event: “Men: An Underrepresented Victim.”
- January 25, 2024
George Mason University researcher Daphne King, EdD, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, wants to use Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (February) to continue bringing awareness to intimate partner violence in young people.
- January 24, 2024
28 Master of Social Work students work with a substance-engaged adolescent in a Virtual Reality simulation. The majority of students felt more prepared to respond to changes in their client’s condition after participating in the simulation
- October 9, 2023
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October), Denise Hines, an expert on male survivors of intimate partner violence, highlights why male survivors’ stories are rarely heard in conversations about IPV.
- Tue, 09/05/2023 - 12:50
Dr. Li-Mei Chen is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work since Fall 2023. Chen’s teaching and research focuses on dementia and aging, productive aging, intersectionality and role of lifecourse in older ethnic minorities, community gerontology, and social policy. She teaches BSW SOCW 312 Knowledge Building for Helping Professionals.
- August 1, 2023
Stress of neighborhood poverty and community violence affects Black adolescents' mental health, according to a study from Assistant Professor of Social Work Melissa Villodas.
- July 25, 2023
As a United Nations Commissioner for the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW), assistant professor of Social Work Evelyn Tomaszewski met with United Nations agencies and other international health and humanitarian organizations to promote and discuss how social work plays a key role in improving the lives of people worldwide.
- Trauma-informed fellowship prepares Master of Social Work students to become more effective at supporting clientsMay 30, 2023
Master of Social Work Advanced Level students are training to recognize distressing experiences that may have occurred in a client’s past and how to provide specific treatments based on their individual needs.
- May 10, 2023
McKenzie Lauber is graduating from George Mason University this month with a bachelor of social work degree and a minor in criminology.
- Social Work associate professor registers U.S. patent to reduce substance use relapse, the department’s first patentMay 8, 2023
Substance use disorder affects more than 40 million Americans according to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Recovery can be a difficult path, but an interdisciplinary team led by Holly Matto, associate professor in the Department of Social Work, aims to make it a little easier through a recently patented technology-based therapy.