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Bernice Hetherington – Behavioral Health Aide Spotlight

 |  Tanana Chiefs Conference  | 

Bernice Hetherington—a UAA MSW student—was featured in the Behavioral Health Aide Spotlight for the Tanana Chiefs Conference.

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Viray Among Five Inspirational Alaskans Gov. Dunleavy Introduces in the 2022 State of the State

 |  Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy  | 

Master of Social Work student Andrew Viray was honored by Gov. Mike Dunleavy as one of five inspirational Alaskans in his State of the State address on Jan. 25.

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Nome Community Center proposes Housing First project for Nome

 |  Sean Milligan  | 

A study co-authored by School of Social Work professor Heidi Brocious was featured in a KNOM article about how the Nome Community Center proposes a Housing First project for Nome. The study was on the Forget-Me-Not Manor last year.

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Aguiniga, Trawver co-author article on low-income mothers’ perspectives about their intimate partner relationships

 |  Ahliil Saitanan  | 

School of Social Work faculty members Donna Aguiniga and Kathi Trawver co-authored an article that employs the voices of 22 low-income mothers to examine the factors that influence how low-income mothers perceive their intimate partner relationships.⁠

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Project BLENDS graduate collaboration to promote early childhood mental health

 |  Matt Jardin  |  ,

Project BLENDS will develop a training model at UAA for four overlapping service disciplines in order to serve young children with high-intensity social-emotional needs and their families..