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Human Services News

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

 |  SWHELPER  | 

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

 |  Alaska Public Media  | 

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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'It's nice to be able to help folks'

 |  Peninsula Clarion  | 

UAA Human Services student intern Zachary Boyle serves lunch during the Project Homeless Connect event at the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex in Soldotna on Jan. 26.

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Student Primrose Srisakphet featured in Kenai Senior Center newsletter

 |  Kenai Senior Center  | 

Kenai Peninsula Campus HUMS student Primrose Srisakphet was featured in the Kenai Senior Center newsletter as a member of the team while she completes her practicum.