McDaniel College Social Work Department

McDaniel College Social Work Department


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Salisbury University School of Social Work would like to invite you to apply for your MSW! We have a campus in Hagerstown,MD and I would be happy to answer any questions you may have! We have had some great graduates from McDaniel who attended SU at USMH and we would love to have you too!!
Student Speaker Series. The second event is coming this Friday, March 12th at noon. Textbooks are nice but hearing about the work and journey of social workers in the field is the heart of this series. We hope you can join us this Friday for A TALK WITH HEROES!!! Students will have a chance to talk and ask questions to social workers working on the frontlines at the Baltimore Convention Center Field Hospital!

To register:

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Operating as usual


Proud Moments, 3 of 3: Eleven alum earned their MSWs in Commencement ceremonies held over the weekend:
Boston College: Gaby Robb
New York University: Erna Hammond
University of Maryland: Becca Myers, Jessica Daniel, Keiana Greene, Kristen Loyd, Matt Rehak, Rachel Falchick, Sarah Sackett, Taylor Niemetz, and Tiffany Gaugher!

Congratulations to all!

Photos from McDaniel College Social Work Department's post 05/23/2017

Proud Moments, 2 of 3: Several of our graduates received special recognition:
Emma Calore: Global Fellow
Heidi Defendorf : Global Fellow
Chloe Gudmundsson: Phi Beta Kappa
Rachel Mainetti: The Dr. Mary Ellen Elwell Distinguished Social Work Award, Departmental Honors
Jada Pickens: Elizabeth Lintz Burkhardt Memorial Service Award
Julie Wilson: The Argonaut Award, the Maria Leonard Senior Book Award, Departmental Honors

But we honor them all!


Proud Moments, 1 of 3: Twenty-two McDaniel students finished up the social work major this year (one graduated last December, two will graduate later this summer).

Congratulations to: Becky Zarrella, Brianna Beard, Brianna Towler, Bryan Contino, Caroline Kelly, Chloe Gudmundsson, Elena Zangerle, Emma Calore, Hannah Graziano, Heidi Defendorf, Jacky Mejia, Jada Pickens, Jamie Moran, Julia Asbel, Julie Wilson, Katie Kinna, Maria Torres, Olivia Belitsos, Rachel Dockter, Rachel Mainetti, Shannon Doyle, Trevor Blanchard!!


Carroll County Youth Service Bureau (CCYSB) is seeking a full time LICENSED THERAPIST for our Family Preservation program. As a Family Preservation Specialist you will perform a wide range of duties including but not limited to:

▪ Assess the needs of families accepted into the program
▪ Develop and implement treatment plans and intervention strategies
▪ Complete a thorough assessment of the family dynamics and the family’s immediate needs
▪ Provide direct, therapeutic intervention and family therapy to families
▪ Maintain written and/or electronic case records and contact documentation

Qualified candidates will possess:

▪ Master’s degree in a mental health field such as social work, psychology or psychiatric nursing
▪ Licensed in the State of Maryland to provide mental health treatment services
▪ Two or more years of clinical experience with families and children
▪ In-home therapy experience is a plus

Carroll County Youth Service Bureau offers a generous and competitive benefit package including: health insurance (family coverage is available), dental insurance, generous vacation/sick leave/personal days/holidays, and education/training opportunities.

CCYSB is an established outpatient provider in the community and has a full continuum of services to include outpatient, community-based and evidence based programs. CCYSB values integrity to care and a multi-disciplinary approach in the care of our clients.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Joanne Krantz at [email protected]

Timeline photos 11/12/2016

McDaniel students at the NASW-MD Student Conference!!

Timeline photos 11/12/2016

McDaniel students at the NASW-MD Student Conference!!

Photos from McDaniel College Social Work Department's post 10/11/2016

Because of a larger-than-expected turnout, we've moved tomorrow (Wednesday's) screening of "Chasing the Dragon" from Hill 108 to Decker Auditorium. See revised flyer and campus map (with new location marked) below.

Timeline photos 10/10/2016

Don't forget: "Chasing the Dragon", on Wednesday, 7PM in Hill 108. 1.5 free CEUs. See below for more details.


Hey, McDaniel Social Work Alum: we are hosting "Scones for All" on Homecoming Saturday (Oct 22) from 10AM to 12PM. For details on this free event, including how to register, visit the facebook group: McDaniel Social Work Alum. Not a member of that group?!? Reply to this post or message "McDaniel College Social Work Department" and you'll get added to the group (or, if you prefer not to join, we'll send you info some old-fashioned way). Wait, did that say free scones? Why, yes, it did!!

Timeline photos 10/03/2016

This "Shadow Person" can be seen on Hill Hall, 3rd floor, throughout the month of October, raising awareness about domestic violence. Speaking of which, Family & Children's Services is holding their annual Domestic Violence Vigil at McDaniel (details below) to raise awareness and support victims and survivors of domestic violence. They invite everyone to attend to shed light on such a dark matter and help to show support. Live music, information tables, snacks & refreshments, and FREE RAFFLE PRIZES!!

Where: McDaniel Lounge
When: Wednesday, October 19th
Time: 6pm

Timeline photos 09/22/2016

Film Screening and Discussion of "Chasing the Dragon", about op**te addiction: Wed, Oct 12 McDaniel College, Hill 108, 7:00PM - 8:30PM
Free and Open to the Public
(1.5 CEUs available for social workers, counselors, and psychologists).
Click on photo for details.

Timeline photos 09/09/2016

Join us tomorrow from 8a-11a for and served up by our special Guest Baristas from 's Social Work Department!

Timeline photos 09/08/2016

Social work Friends (and others!!):
Join us this Saturday (9/10) between 8AM and 11AM, when the social work faculty (Professors Jim Kunz, Cathy Orzolek-
Kronner, and Michelle Young) will be your guest baristas!!

The first 20 McDaniel students who come that day and tell us
the names of the two women considered to be co-founders of the
social work profession get a $5 gift certificate for JeannieBirds!
(Hint: their pictures hang on the wall outside Hill 319!)


Carroll Hospital is looking for an inpatient behavioral health social worker (there is a possible $2,500 sign-on bonus!) Job description follows but you need to create an account on their website (link below) to learn more and apply:

JOB DESCRIPTION: Ensures that all social services are delivered in accordance with the mission statement and SPIRIT values of Carroll Hospital Center, Acting in a lead capacity or in complex situations, is responsible for direct and indirect services for patients, families, and community members of all ages in the CHC area. Advises patient, families or members of our community on social issues, may arrange discharge and aftercare at home or in institutions, may arrange for foster care or nursing home placement, financial assistance, etc. Assists the Behavioral Health Services Coordinator of Social Work in program planning and development for specific service populations.

Seeking Candidates that possess a Maryland LCSW-C or equivalent licensure.


Social Worker Openings - Carroll Hospital Center Carroll Hospital is hiring social workers. Carroll Hospital offers a competitive salary and benefits in a friendly, respectful, nicotine-free work environment.


Best wishes to all of our recent graduates who are beginning their MSW studies right about now!!! You'll do great!!!


Part-time Job Opportunity (following link for details) - courtesy of Aleece Sewell.

Part Time Social Services Designee, Careers At Maryland Masonic Homes Maryland Masonic Homes MMH a premier continuing care retirement community located in northern Baltimore County has an exciting opportunity for a Part Time Social Services Designee MMH provides quality care in independent assisted living and healthcare; and is also proud participant of the Medicare p...

Photos from McDaniel College Social Work Department's post 07/27/2016

Check out this upcoming webinar with information about the Servicemember's Civil Relief Act. Aimed at housing counselors, but should be useful to those working with/interested in working with members of the military and their families. Webinar is free, but you need to register (also free) with the Counselor's Corner (


Here is a McDaniel Pokémon Go-related video. One of our social work professors is in it. It would violate all rules of mascotry to divulge the role, but you can figure it out.


Several social work positions open at Health Care for the Homeless. Check them out at this site (make sure you see all 27 openings).

Full Episode | True Life : S20, E6 - True Life Presents: The Benjamins 07/18/2016

Video Redux: thought this had also been posted on this page before, but maybe not? Kim Niglio (née Schaub, Class of 2011) in an episode of MTV’s True Life. It's about two brothers (Kenny, age 23, with Asperger’s, and Brad, age 24, on the Autism Spectrum). As their social worker, Kim helps them in their quest to become more independent. You should watch the whole episode (about 20 minutes); but if not, you can see her from 4:44–7:37 and again from 16:15 until the end.

Full Episode | True Life : S20, E6 - True Life Presents: The Benjamins Watch full episode online. True Life Presents: The Benjamins (S20, E6) of TV Series True Life

Igniting the Spark: Darius Sanders, Cristo Rey Baltimore Class of 2011, and JM Schapiro 07/17/2016

Thought this had already been posted here, but can't find it. So... great video on Darius Sanders (Class of 2015). Since this came out, he has gone on to become the first graduate of Cristo Rey to earn a graduate degree!

Igniting the Spark: Darius Sanders, Cristo Rey Baltimore Class of 2011, and JM Schapiro A profile of Darius Sanders and his journey from Edmondson Village in West Baltimore to a Masters Program at NYU. Darius and his mentor JM Schapiro, CEO of C...


Congrats to the recent McDaniel SW alum who earned their MSW degrees in the past month: Caitlyn McSorley, Darius Sanders, Emily Gebhart, Kelly Hawk, Lauren Hawkins, Maggie Blackburn, Emily Breichner, Elise O'Meara, Kait Atkinson, Kate Keim, Melissa Weldon, Nicole Canon, Sarah Chana, and Stefanie Breindel!!! Great job, one and all!!!!!

Timeline photos 05/25/2016

Here is Jelea Mcneil, accepting the Mary Ellen Elwell Distinguished Social Work Award at last Friday's convocation.

Timeline photos 05/25/2016

Congratulations to the 2016 McDaniel Social Work Graduates: Christina Bateman, Leigh Brownell, Sarah Fritz, Tiffany Gauger, Noelle Gorman, Keiana Greene, Erna Hammond, Kelli Harcum, Molly Hemler, Natia Jackson, Haley Lawrence, Kristen Loyd, Jelea Mcneil, Andrew Moore, Becca Myers, Taylor Niemetz, Ashlee Robinson, Anna Ross, Tara Bowers (some of whom are pictured here!). Best wishes from all of us!!!

Photos from McDaniel College Social Work Department's post 09/17/2015

Our Center for the Study of Aging is holding its annual Alzheimer's Presentation, and it looks very interesting: "The Dance of Belonging". Tuesday, October 6, from 5:30-8:30. Free admission, refreshments provided, and 2.5 free CEUs. See brochure (below) for details, which you can also print out to register.


Congratulations to the McDaniel Social Work Class of 2015. Great weekend: beautiful weather, tremendous commencement speech, and a chance to celebrate with friends and family. Best wishes from all of us to all of you! Stay in touch!!!

Timeline photos 05/21/2015

Natia Jackson (junior social work major) was one of the organizers of this fundraiser. She couldn't join us last week because of finals. The students did a great job raising over $1,000 in a week!

students, faculty and staff raised more than $1,000 for the Youth Empowered Society (YES) Drop-in Center in Baltimore after a fire damaged the center during the recent riots in the city. Kyle Cholakain ’17 and Ali Duhan ’15, student leaders of the fundraising effort along with Natia Jackson ’16 (not pictured), presented a check to Lara Law, director of YES.

SSW News - UM School of Social Work - University of Maryland, Baltimore 05/21/2015

Nice article about Ari Stockbridge ('14) and her plans to enter the Peace Corps!

SSW News - UM School of Social Work - University of Maryland, Baltimore Arielle Stockbridge, a student at the School of Social Work, begins a two-year Peace Corps trip to Fiji shortly where she will be work as a youth development specialist. She will finish her degree in social work when she returns from her service abroad. Stockbridge, below center, is with MSW alum Jo…


Check out this video interview with Emily Gehbart - about her field placement at Paul's Place.

Timeline photos 04/17/2015

Wow! Not only IS there such a thing as a free lunch, but it comes with a free 1-CEU Workshop: Communicating with Clients with Dementia. Thursday, April 23rd. See flyer for more details, including how to RSVP.

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