Lowcountry Social Work Connections Spring ConferenceMar 25, 2020
The University of South Carolina College of Social Work is organizing the Lowcountry Social Work Connections Spring Conference, which is “to provide networking opportunities, offer an affordable way to earn high-quality social work CEUs, and spotlight alumni of the College of Social Work at the University of South Carolina,”…
Social Workers Are Helping Those with Holiday DepressionDec 16, 2019
There are more stressors during the holidays, both familial and financial. Being thrown together with noisome family members at holiday gatherings and struggling with gift-buying obligations can exacerbate ambient sadness and depression, particularly in the cold and dark of winter.
USC Social Work Grad School Trains Students on Domestic ViolenceNov 2, 2019
Today, South Carolina is no longer worst in the nation for domestic violence (on last accounting, we’re fifth worst) but it is still a major issue. The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence says our state still needs to toughen its laws…
A Mother’s Journey to Become a Social Work ProfessionalAug 10, 2015
Dalina Rainey’s pursuit of a graduate degree first began almost four years ago while she was doing intensive in-home counseling in Virginia. She was working with at-risk youth and when she saw the type of impact she could have on the lives of her clients she was inspired. “I said to myself there has to…