Boise State School of Social Work

The School of Social Work at Boise State offers BSW and MSW education to aspiring social workers in

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11/20/2023

Consider donating warm, winter clothing to Idaho Harm Reduction Project this season. See the attached flyer for donation locations.

To make a one time donation or to become a monthly donor, please visit their website (givebutter.com/IHRP). Funds go directly to Idaho Harm Reduction Project.

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 11/16/2023

Students at Boise's Sage International School took part in several community projects for today's Day of Gratitude and Giving. To honor "the helpers", a group of the students created some beautiful sidewalk chalk art just outside of the Education Building at Boise State where some of the School of Social Work offices are located. Thank you to these thoughtful students at Sage International School!

10/31/2023

A "spooky" MSW class this week: these students decided to have some fun and dress up as Dr. James Beauchemin this Halloween.

04/27/2023

Join Noble Intent for a Community Wellness Fair on May 13! Learn from various community partners and participate in wellness activities for a chance to win raffle prizes — all for FREE!!

03/29/2023

[Job Opportunity]

A Body Mind & Health Services, LLC. Is looking to fill multiple positions both full-time and part-time with comprehensive benefits included! Please contact [email protected] to express your interest!

MY TURN: Spotlight on social work this month 03/28/2023

In honor of March as social work month, view this guest opinion provided by one of our clinical assistant professors, Megan Dardis-Kunz: https://cdapress.com/news/2023/mar/11/my-turn-spotlight-social-work-month/

To learn more about the profession and assisting in life-affirming work, please visit socialworkmonth.org🫶🏽

MY TURN: Spotlight on social work this month March is Social Work Month, and the 2023 theme is Social Work Breaks Barriers. The theme “Social Work Breaks Barriers” resonates because social workers are on the frontlines helping our nation overcome myriad challenges, including economic inequality, reproductive rights, racism, and natural dis...

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 02/28/2023

The School of Social Work is proud to recognize the work of MSW students Mana Mohamad and Taylor Clark. Mana and Taylor collaborated to facilitate a workshop titled, Supporting Self-Sufficiency & Respecting Autonomy in Health Care, at the 2023 Idaho Conference on Refugees last week. Thank you, Mana and Taylor, for your contributions to our communities and our profession!

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 02/16/2023

[Job Opportunity]

Check out these amazing job opportunities from RISE Services, Inc. They are seeking behavior technicians, mental health clinicians, and behavioral health specialists. Scan the QR code or visit jobs.riseservicesinc.org/Idaho-careers to apply!

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 02/01/2023

[Job Opportunity]

The Women's and Children's Alliance is seeking to add a Child Counselor/Therapist/Clinician to their team! The position is full-time with comprehensive benefits. You may submit your resume through Indeed or via email to [email protected].

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 01/27/2023

A career, work/life balance, intentional connections in rural areas, and meaningful work – are all experiences acquired by Title IV-E Scholars at our School of Social Work. Not only do scholars get to learn new skills and participate in transformational efforts, but they also have the opportunity to avoid student debt. Our scholars have been successful in landing desirable jobs across the region even before graduation as a result of their exceptional performance during their internships!👏 We are so proud of all our students and their passionate contributions to our communities!💙🧡

Scholars featured:
🔹Anaysha Hawks, BSW alum (2021)
🔹Shantell Beasley, MSW online
🔹Libby Sheffler, MSW online
🔹Shane Vervain, MSW online
🔹Baylee Sanderson, BSW (Boise State)
🔹Jessica Gardner, BSW (Twin Falls)

Learn more about the program and a few of our scholars’ stories here: https://www.boisestate.edu/socialwork/students/iv-e-scholars/profiles/

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 11/18/2022

Yesterday, students of Sage International School did several projects in the community for the Day of Gratitude and Giving. Middle school students did side walk chalk for elevating "the helpers" with gratitude for what they do outside the Boise State Education building.🫶🏽
Huge shoutout and sincere appreciation to all helpers in the Treasure Valley and beyond!🌟

Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 11/10/2022

A couple weeks ago, Professor Veronica Timbers and two graduate students Elena Vasquez and Alyssa Bell got the opportunity to share their research at the North American Christian Association of Social Work’s (NACSW) annual academic conference. Their presentation, titled “Can social works of faith be a bridge in social language divides?”, discussed what appropriate social work skills would be most effective in bridging conversations when certain words and phrases have been attached to political tension and thus lead to arguments or refusal to continue dialogue.

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Photos from Boise State School of Social Work's post 10/18/2022

Looking for some post midterm/Halloween fun?! You’ll want to add these events to your weekend list!👻🥳

🎃Peer Wellness Trunk or Treat: Friday, 10/28/2022 at 7091 W Emerald St

🎃ROCtoberfest Custome Bingo & Potluck Party: Saturday, 10/29/2022 at 106 E Park St #227

10/05/2022

In case you didn’t know, voting IS social work! Find at these events and register in order to cast your vote this election season!🗳️

09/12/2022

Students and faculty, please join us in hosting delegate Danica Roem (D) of Virginia Representative who is the first out transgender person in any state legislature and is an advocate for equity, equality, and inclusion. She will be sharing her story with us, including her journey into politics and fighting against transphobia and homophobia.

🔹Wednesday, September 14
🔸10am-11am
🔹Hemingway Center, Room 110 (limited seating)
🔸Zoom Link: https://boisestate.zoom.us/j/94448214433

09/09/2022

Mark your calendars for this two-day free event with phenomenal global health leader Jim Yong Kim, MD!🗓
Watch the award winning documentary Bending the Arc on September 13th and attend the keynote lecture event on September 14th. Scan the QR codes to view the trailer and RSVP - you won't want to miss this!

08/16/2022

We all play a role in preventing stalking, sexual assault and relationship violence at Boise State. Get the Scoop on safely intervening, learn about resources, and enjoy some ice cream! Food and beverages will be provided by the Gender Equity Center.
"This project was supported by Grant No. 2020-WA-AX-0037 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Justice."

08/12/2022

As the current Program Director for the Northwest Region of Canine Companions and a May 2021 graduate of Boise State Online’s Master of Social Work (MSW) Online degree Kim Mizia leads her life with empathy.

Mizia believes higher education has made her a better person and had a huge impact on her life and how she interacts with the world around her. She credits education as a major factor in how she views herself, others, her own preconceptions and her compassion for others in her community. This is what led her to seek a degree in social work. She researched several avenues of continued studying and kept coming back to social work.

“I feel that I’m better able to lead my life with empathy rather than with judgment."

Meet Kim Mizia at https://www.boisestate.edu/alumni/2022/08/08/msw-graduate-advances-in-her-canine-therapy-career/.

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06/16/2022

[Job Opportunity]

The VitalCore Health Strategies Team is seeking for a Behavioral Health Professional, LCSW/LPC in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho! Fueled by passion and excellent benefits included!

Learn more and apply here:

Recruitment

Timeline photos 04/07/2022

[Job Opportunity]

Graduation is just around the corner! Middleton Counseling is seeking passionate individuals to work in their team! You may email your resume or connect with the contact information provided below.

Timeline photos 04/06/2022

School of Social Work Student Snapshots: Samantha Gresham

Co-Presenter: Lee Flinn, MBA, Director of the Idaho Su***de Prevention Hotline

MSW student at St. Luke's Hospice and ISPH supervisor Samantha Gresham alongside ISPH director Lee Flinn conducted a laudable presentation which consisted of information about how the Idaho Su***de Prevention Hotline can be applicable to healthcare and clinical settings, with emphasis on end of life experiences as they may relate to su***de, crisis, and mental health. Lee discussed upcoming changes to the hotline including the federally mandated 988 transition and current research conducted in partnership with Samantha who discussed potential su***de risks in end of life and bereavement. Samantha further addressed the distinction and nuances within normal end of life acceptance of death and potential su***de and mental health risks. She also discussed the breadth of services offered by ISPH, which is not limited to su***de, but aims to provide support to all mental health crisis.

04/04/2022

They truly are the future and it is bright!🌟💙🧡

I love Social Work students! I joined these bright students last week to discuss how important their perspectives are & how they improve lives for citizens thru their work. are great connectors & advocates! Go team!

Job/Community Announcements 03/31/2022

[Job Opportunity]

Valley Family Health Care is hiring Behavioral Health Providers across multiple locations! Master's level social workers or counselors preferred. Scan the QR code to learn more!

Special Report on DSM-5-TR—What Social Workers Need To Know 03/25/2022

Are you curious about the changes done to the publication of the DSM-5? Give this article a read pertaining to the DSM-5-TR (text revision of the DSM-5) and learn about its importance.

https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/practice/dsm-5-tr-what-social-workers-need-to-know/

Special Report on DSM-5-TR—What Social Workers Need To Know On March 18, 2022, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) published the text revision of DSM-5, known as DSM-5-TR. This special report highlights some of the key changes in DSM-5-TR that social workers need to know.

Job/Community Announcements 03/10/2022

[Scholarship Opportunity]

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