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  • Northwestern represented at Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum

    October 30, 2014--Dr. Kylene Rehder, Department of Social Work chair, and Shelby Hall, director of Social Work Field Education, represented Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum held at the University of Oklahoma’s Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work this month.

  • Northwestern social work senior participates in Oklahoma Policy Institute's summer program

    October 6, 2014--Raquel Conway, Woodward social work senior at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, recently participated in the Oklahoma Policy Institute’s Summer Program. The Summer Policy Institute brings together more than 50 highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate students for an exciting and stimulating four-day learning experience.

  • Northwestern social work student elected to serve on NASW-OK board of directors

    October 2, 2014--Raquel Conway, Woodward senior, was elected as the undergraduate student representative to serve on the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW-OK) 2014-2015 Board of Directors.

  • Four public social work training opportunities set for fall semester at Northwestern

    September 15, 2014--Northwestern Oklahoma State University will partner with the University of Oklahoma’s (OU) Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work to play host to four continuing education training opportunities throughout Northwestern’s campuses during the fall semester.

  • Conway accepted into National Education for Women's Leadership Institute

    May 2, 2014--Raquel Conway, Woodward junior majoring in social work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, was recently accepted into the National Education for Women’s (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute. N.E.W. Leadership is an intensive five-day residential institute designed specifically for undergraduate women with the purpose to inspire and empower participants to pursue careers in politics and public service.

  • Northwestern Social Work faculty, students attend state conference

    May 1, 2014--Northwestern Oklahoma State University social work faculty and students attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 38th Annual Oklahoma State Conference on March 30-31 at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Continuing Education.

  • Northwestern social work students attend Legislative Day

    April 2, 2014--In honor of social work month, more than 100 social workers gathered at the Oklahoma Capitol for the National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma Chapter (NASW-OK) legislative day.

  • Northwestern senior social work students enter practicum agencies

    January 30, 2014--Field experience for social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently began for the spring semester. Ten senior social work majors entered practicum agencies within northwest Oklahoma to complete 420 contact hours, demonstrate 43 practice behaviors and master the program’s 11 core competencies.

  • Dr. Kylene Rehder, Jason Thompson become members of social work campaign

    May 10, 2013 -- The Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-OK) has initiated a public education campaign to promote awareness and understanding of the social work profession. Two representatives from Northwestern Oklahoma State University have become members of the NASW-OK Public Education Campaign steering committee. Dr. Kylene Rehder, Department of Social Work chair and northwest branch chair; and Jason Thompson, Woodward senior, undergraduate student representative, will serve on the committee to increase social work awareness among other things.

  • Rehder represents Northwestern at social work forum

    April 26, 2013 -- Dr. Kylene Rehder, Social Work Department chair, represented Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum recently held at the University of Oklahoma, Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work.

  • Social work students learn about resiliency, weaving, advocacy at conference

    April 16, 2013 -- Northwestern Oklahoma State University social work faculty and students recently attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 37th Annual Oklahoma State Conference held at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Continuing Education.

  • Northwestern students celebrate Social Work Month at the capitol

    April 5, 2013 -- Students from the Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently attended the National Association of Social Workers-Oklahoma (NASW-OK) chapter legislative day at the state capitol in honor of social work month.

  • Lacey Vaughan named social work student of the year

    March 11, 2013 -- The Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce that Lacey Vaughan was named a 2013 National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma (NASW-OK) Undergraduate Student of the Year.

  • Northwestern's social work program receives accreditation until February 2021

    February 15, 2013 -- Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been granted reaffirmation of accreditation for its social work program by the Commission on Accreditation of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Accreditation was granted until February 2021.

  • Northwestern social work program receives $20,000 grant

    February 6, 2013 -- The social work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been awarded a $20,000 grant by the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) to construct a Social Work Education and Training Center in Jesse Dunn 307 to be completed in the summer of 2013.

  • Field experience commences for social work students

    January 30, 2013 -- Field experience for social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently began for the spring semester. Ten social work majors entered practicum agencies within northwest Oklahoma to complete 420 contact hours, demonstrate the 43 practice behaviors and master the program’s 11 core competencies.

  • Social work professionals to present at Northwestern

    September 25, 2012 -- Social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and area social work professionals will have the opportunity to hear Mary Jo Kinzie, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers–Oklahoma Chapter (NASW-OK); James Marks, executive director of the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers; and Sean Byrne, executive director of United Way of Enid, speak on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. at Northwestern-Enid, room 210.

  • Jason Thompson joins NASW-OK Board of Directors

    September 4, 2012 -- Jason Thompson, Woodward junior at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, was elected as the undergraduate student representative to serve on the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW-OK) 2012-2013 Board of Directors.

  • Northwestern's Department of Social Work highlights successes

    April 24, 2012 -- Five seniors and six graduates from the Social Work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been accepted into the advanced standing Masters of Social Work (MSW) program at the University of Oklahoma.

  • Kylene Whiteman named social work student of the year

    April 10, 2012 -- The Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is honored to announce that Kylene Whiteman, Woodward senior, was named as the 2012 National Association of Social Workers-Oklahoma (NASW-OK) Undergraduate Student of the Year at the recent NASW-OK Annual State Conference.

  • 'Social Work Matters' conference positively influences Northwestern social work seniors

    April 6, 2012 -- Northwestern Oklahoma State University social work faculty and students recently attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 36th Annual Oklahoma State Conference held March 25-27, at the University of Oklahoma’s College of Continuing Education.

  • Social work students visit Capitol for Legislative Day

    March 13, 2012 -- In honor of social work month, 24 social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently attended the National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma Chapter (NASW-OK) Legislative Day at the State Capitol with Kylene Rehder, Social Work Department chair.

  • Northwestern social work students enter practicum agencies for field experience

    February 9, 2012 -- Sixteen senior social work majors at Northwestern Oklahoma State University started their Field Experience in January at practicum agencies within the northwest Oklahoma area. Field education is the signature pedagogy for social work degree programs, which connects theoretical and conceptual course curriculum with the professional practice setting.

  • Geriatric education event held at Northwestern-Enid

    December 2, 2011 - The Social Work Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University partnered with the Oklahoma Geriatric Education Center and the Northwest Area Health Education Center to present “On the Road” in northwest Oklahoma, a workshop for healthcare professionals and others involved with elder care.

  • Social work presentation results in two Northwestern faculty serving on task force

    November 17, 2011 - Kylene Rehder, social work program director, and Rae Wilson, field education director, represented Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum held at the University of Oklahoma this month.

  • Socal Work organization planning fundraiser at Enid Applebee's

    October 3, 2011- Social Workers of Tomorrow (SWAT) at Northwestern Oklahoma State University are planning a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8-10 a.m. at the Enid Applebee’s located at 3616 W. Owen K. Garriott Rd.

  • 2010 Northwestern graduate takes on dual roles

    September 29, 2011 - Ashton Ghaemi, 2010 Northwestern Oklahoma State University graduate, has been hired as the new social work secretary and service learning coordinator.

  • Social work senior receives CWPEP stipend

    The Social Work Program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is proud to announce Ana Estrada, Hooker senior, as the new stipend recipient of the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) for the 2011- 2012 academic year.

  • Rehder, Griffin to serve on social work board

    Two members from the social work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been elected as officers to serve on the Oklahoma Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW-OK) board. Kylene Rehder, assistant professor and chair of the Social Work Department, was elected as the Northwest Branch Chair, and Jennifer Griffin, Enid senior, was elected as the undergraduate student representative.

  • Brad Henry International Scholar Chanti White receives social work pin

    Rae Wilson, director of field education, presents Chanti White, a Brad Henry International Scholar, her professional social work pin she picked up her official Northwestern Oklahoma State University transcript. White spent the spring semester in Wales at Swansea University.

  • Two from Northwestern's social work program present at Louisiana conference

    In July, a student and faculty member from the Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University traveled to Louisiana to present at the 36th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas.

  • Northwestern social work students accepted into masters program

    Six students who recently graduated from the Social Work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been accepted into the advanced standing Master of Social Work program (MSW) at the University of Oklahoma (OU). The students include: Sherie Byrd and Sarah Thompson of Woodward; Christina Walker, Vera Featherston and Brittany McLain, Alva; and Shari Moore, Enid.

  • Women's safety course may become annual event

    In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University partnered with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Mike Fike, owner of Fike School of Karate in Woodward, to offer women a basic travel and personal safety course.

  • Social work professional James Marks to present at Northwestern-Enid

    Social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and area social work professionals will have the opportunity to hear James Marks, executive director of the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Social Workers, speak on Monday, April 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., at Northwestern-Enid at 2929 E. Randolph Ave., room 210.

  • Ana Estrada accepted into National Leadership Class

    For the third consecutive year, a social work student from Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been accepted to the National Education for Women’s (N.E.W.) Leadership Class. Ana Estrada, Hooker junior, recently was chosen for this program.

  • Social Work Department partners with karate school to teach women personal safety

    The Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is partnering with Mike Fike, owner of Fike School of Karate, to offer Northwestern women a basic travel safety course in Woodward. This class will be offered on Thursday, April 7, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Fike School of Karate located at 2702 Lakeview Drive in Woodward.

  • Social Work faculty attend reaffirmation workshop

    Social work faculty from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently attended the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Reaffirmation Workshop in Alexandria, Va.

  • Northwestern social work students travel to the state Capitol for Legislative Day

    In honor of social work month, 22 social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University recently attended the National Association of Social Workers, Oklahoma Chapter (NASW-OK) legislative day at the state capitol.

  • Social Work program announces CWPEP Stipend Recipient

    The Social Work Program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is proud to announce Ana Estrada as the new stipend recipient of the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) for the Spring 2011 semester.

  • Northwestern social work student chosen as Brad Henry International Scholar

    Chanti White, a Northwestern Oklahoma State University senior from Enid, has been designated as a Brad Henry International Scholar and is spending the spring semester participating in an international study and internship program at Swansea University in Wales.
  • Rehder speaks at social work forum

    Kylene Rehder, social work program director and chair of the Department of Social Work, represented Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum held at the University of Oklahoma this month.

  • Forum on children's Internet safety to be held Sunday

    Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Social Work Department and Social Worker’s Association of Tomorrow (SWAT) are playing host to a community forum regarding keeping children safe on the Internet and from trafficking, on Sunday, Sept. 26, from 4-6:30 p.m. in the Northwestern-Woodward Commons Area.

  • Social work student earns scholarship in honor of Woodward woman

    Clarissa Fifield, Woodward sophomore and social work major at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, has received a $500 scholarship named after a Woodward woman, Alberta Stout.

  • Social work students attend national conference

    Northwestern Oklahoma State University social work students recently attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 34th Annual State Conference held April 11-13, at the University of Oklahoma College of Continuing Education. This year's conference centered on "Healing the Nation: Social Worker's Role in Health Care."
  • Monique Finley named Social Work Student of the Year

    The Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is pleased to announce that Monique Finley, Enid senior, was named as the 2010 National Association of Social Workers Student of the Year.

  • Social work students raise awareness to 'Stop the Abuse'

    Social work students enrolled in Social Work Field Observation at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have paired up with the Woodward Area Coalition to perform a service learning project raising awareness about the prevention of child abuse and neglect in honor of National Child Abuse Prevention Month this month.

  • Northwestern social work students attend legislative day

    Northwestern Oklahoma State University social work students had the opportunity to meet with state legislators and participate in macro-level practice to learn about effective ways to lobby for a bill and advocate on behalf of others.

  • Social Work professional Hugh Clark to speak at Northwestern March 8

    Social work students from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and area social work professionals will have the opportunity to listen to Dr. Hugh Clark, executive director of National Association of Social Work-Oklahoma (NASW-OK), speak on Monday, March 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Enid branch, room 220.
  • Social work faculty attend Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum

    Kylene Rehder, social work program director, and Rae Wilson, field education director, represented Northwestern Oklahoma State University at the Oklahoma Social Work Educators Forum held at the University of Oklahoma this month.
  • Northwestern social work program announces CWPEP stipend recipients

    The Social Work Program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University has announced stipend recipients of the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) for the 2009-2010 academic year.
  • Department of Social Work to play host to open house Sept. 16

    The Department of Social Work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University is excited to announce the completion of the Social Work Resource Center and Interviewing Lab in Jesse Dunn 308. The department is playing host to a come and go Open House for the center on Sept. 16, from 1-4 p.m.
  • Wilson Attends YWCA National Conference in Washington

    Rae Wilson, assistant professor of social work at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and member of the board of directors of the YWCA-Enid, recently attended the annual YWCA National Conference in Washington, D.C.

  • Northwestern social work program receives $25,000 grant

    The social work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Child Welfare Professional Enhancement Program (CWPEP) with funds to be used to construct a Social Work Resource Center and Interviewing Lab in Jesse Dunn 308 that will be completed by fall 2009.
  • Three social work students accepted for master program

    Three students from the Social Work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University have been accepted into the advanced standing Master of Social Work program (MSW) at the University of Oklahoma (OU).
  • Northwestern's social work program students attend state conference

    Students from the Social Work Department at Northwestern Oklahoma State University were busy March 29-31, gathering all knowledge possible at the National Association of Social Work (NASW) state conference during National Social Work Awareness month. The students were accompanied by Kylene Rehder, social work program director, and Rae Wilson, assistant professor of social work.
  • Northwestern's social work program receives accreditation

    During the Commission on Accreditation’s (COA) February meeting, the COA voted to grant initial accreditation to the social work program at Northwestern Oklahoma State University until February 2013, a feat that took four years to achieve.