Social Work News and Achievements
Susan Mapp, professor of social work, served as co-editor for a special issue of the journal Social Work Education on combating discrimination through social work education in North America and the Caribbean.
Susan Mapp, professor social work, presented three sessions at the Association of Baccalaureate program Directors recent conference. One was with Andy Dunlap, associate professor of social work, on the class they developed to prepare students for an international senior social work internship – “Designing curriculum to prepare students for international field placements.” One was a pre-conference workshop for intermediate BSW program directors – “Program director 202: When the handbook meets reality.” The last was a presentation on developing rights-based short-term study abroad trips – “Applying a rights-based approach to short-term study abroad and service learning trips.”
Additionally, Mapp was presented with an award as the premier reviewer for the Journal of Baccalaureate Social Work for 2016.
Casey Heinbaugh, Zoie Martin, Chelsea Matta, Kendra Smith and Katie Trupe, all Class of 2017 social work majors, presented a poster at the National Association of Social Workers – Pennsylvania annual conference. Trupe won first place in the poster competition. Social work majors Ashley Boland, Carly Foster, Marika Mayberry and Danielle Sabatini, Class of 2018, volunteered at the conference.
Susan Mapp, professor of social work, co-wrote an article, “Local Law Enforcement Officers’ Knowledge of Human Trafficking: Ability to Define, Identify, and Assist,” with Emily Hornung ’16, Madeleine D’Almeida ’14 and Jessica Juhnke ’12, which was published in the Journal of Human Trafficking.
Jill Sunday-Bartoli, Social Work and Education emerita, is a candidate for State Representative in the 199th District in Pennsylvania.