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Opioid grant funds expanded curriculum and field agencies, adds M.S.W. stipends

With an infrastructure of field placements and existing coursework focused on substance use, the VCU School of Social Work was well positioned to receive one of 10 opioid-focused grants from the National Council for Behavioral Health. “I think maybe those are some of the strengths that they saw in selecting us,” Karen Chartier, Ph.D., an […]

2020: Key dates, what’s happening at School of Social Work

As the 2020 spring semester has kicked off, the School of Social Work is highlighting key dates, new courses and great opportunities/events to take note of. Academic dates, spring 2020 Jan. 20: MLK Jr. Day holiday, no classes Jan. 24: Last day for degree candidates to submit graduation applications for May degrees Feb. 11: Summer semester advance registration begins […]

Mastering research: These VCU conference presenters are grad students, but not Ph.D.s

For John Gyourko, it was an opportunity to realize an envisioned project and help at-risk children in foster care. For Nicole George, it was a chance to change perceptions and make a difference in the learning environment of Spanish-speaking elementary school children.  In both cases, their experiences outside a VCU classroom led the two social […]

Talking SSWR with Dr. Karen Chartier

Dr. Karen Chartier of the VCU School of Social Work is participating in three sessions at the Society for Social Work and Research Conference in Washington, D.C., Jan. 16-19. How many times have you presented at SSWR?I have presented at SSWR every year since coming to VCU in 2013. Why is it important to present research and […]

2020 Society for Social Work and Research Presentations

Twenty-five VCU School of Social Work faculty and students are presenting or participating in more than 30 sessions at the 2020 Society for Social Work and Research Conference in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 16-19. Here is a day-by-day breakdown. An * denotes the presenting author(s). THURSDAY, JAN. 16 Examining the Effects of Social Participation on […]

Virginia Commonwealth University faculty and student SSWR presentations and discussions

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 23rd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference

VCU professor collaborates on special issue of addictions journal

Virginia Commonwealth University assistant professor Karen Chartier, Ph.D., had the honor of developing a special issue of the American Journal on Addictions, which was published in August of this year.

VCU School of Social Work welcomes two new faculty members

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to announce the addition of two tenure-track faculty members. Beginning the Fall semester of 2015, Karen Chartier, Ph.D. and Shelby Elaine McDonald, Ph.D. joined the school as assistant professors.

New faculty member continues work on a NIH grant

Karen G. Chartier, Ph.D., joined the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work in August 2013. With her, she brought a wealth of research experience as well as a National Institutes of Health’s training grant, a 5-year K01 career development grant by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism in 2012 for Ethnicity and […]

Meet the school’s newest faculty members

Matthew BogenSchutz VCU School of Social Work assistant professor Matthew Bogenschutz, Ph.D., is conducting research on community engagement and the policies that influence social change. “I’m attracted to the VCU School of Social Work because they value community-engaged research and Virginia is experiencing some huge changes in how Virginians with disabilities are supported. I would […]