Tag Archives: Social Work

New Research on Treatment Protocols for Schizophrenia

Jill-Littrell

Congratulations to Dr. Jill Littrell for her latest research article, “Will the Treatment Protocols for Schizophrenia Be Changing Soon?” This article has been accepted for publication in an upcoming issue of Social Work in Mental Health. You can view the pre-print … Continue reading

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Social Work Student Wins Torch of Peace Award

Jamie Redding

Georgia State University undergraduate Honors student Jamie Redding was recently honored with the Martin Luther King Torch of Peace Award for her work in the field of social work. Jamie was nominated by the School of Social Work for her … Continue reading

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Preventing Elder Abuse

The Atlanta Journal Constitution has recently highlighted a social problem here in the Atlanta area: exploitation of the elderly and disabled. This abuse can be psychological or physical, and can severely damage the quality and length of an individual’s final … Continue reading

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Study on children raised by their grandparents

Three faculty members from the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing, the School of Social Work, and Project Healthy Grandparents recently co-authored a study on behavioral problems in homes where grandmothers are the primary caregivers to their grandchildren. In the … Continue reading

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Faculty Research on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

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Dr. Jill Littrell, an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work, and Dr. Peter Lyons, the Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, have extensively researched the topic of pediatric bipolar disorder (PBD) and the problems inherent in medicating for it. PBD … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Project Healthy Grandparents

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For the past fifteen years, members of Project Healthy Grandparents (PHG) have been working to provide vital resources to adults who are raising their grandchildren in the Atlanta area. PHG, an initiative of Georgia State University College of Health and … Continue reading

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Publications of the New Associate Provost

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The Georgia State University Provost has just announced that Dr. Peter Lyons, formerly of the University’s School of Social Work, will be moving into the position of Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness. Dr. Lyons has a long history of work … Continue reading

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New Publications from the School of Social Work

Kropf Handbook of Psychosocial Interventions with Older Adults

Dr. Nancy Kropf and Dr. Peter Lyons of the School of Social Work have recently published books and articles that are accessible via the University Library. Human Behavior Theory: A Diversity Framework by Roberta R. Greene and Nancy P. Kropf … Continue reading

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New Research Guides Available

Recently the library acquired a license from Springshare for a web 2.0 product called LibGuides, which is a research guide creation website for librarians. The guides I have created for Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Psychology are  now available and … Continue reading

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Child Welfare Information Gateway

I’m duplicating this post from the general library blog because of the importance of the subject to the behavioral sciences.  I want the information to get out to as many people as possible. The library had offered access to the … Continue reading

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