Human Services News

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Faculty Spotlight: Yvonne Chase shares journey into Human Services

 |  Chynna Lockett  |  , , ,

After serving a year as the President-elect of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Yvonne Chase is now the president. Dr. Chase shares some of her vibrant background in human services that led her to UAA.

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Alaska Social Worker Dr. Yvonne Chase is the new President-Elect of NASW

Yvonne Chase, Ph.D., associate professor with the Dept. of Human Services under the UAA College of Health, is the new president-elect of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

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UAA researchers hope to move child welfare away from separation and toward community building

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Human Services Professor Dr. Yvonne Chase and Social Work Assistant Professor Dr. Jessica Ullrich were featured in an Alaska Public Media article about a study they co-authored in the International Journal on Child Maltreatment, titled "A Connectedness Framework: Breaking the Cycle of Child Removal for Black and Indigenous Children." The study explores alternative child welfare strategies to limit family separation.

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Faculty Spotlight: Meet adjunct Carey Brown

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  |  , , ,

Carey Brown is an adjunct in the Department of Human Services who is teaching three courses this Spring 2021 semester and will continue in the future at the College of Health.