Nancy Murakami may spend most of her time in Oregon, but the Pacific University social work professor is never far from trauma’s front lines.
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Toward a Healing Presence | Stress Reduction & Resilience Training for Healthcare Students & Employees
The Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (OHWI) Pacific is providing free access to this online MSBR training for Pacific University health profession students, staff and faculty. The eight-week sessions begin Feb. 9.
The Master of Social Work degree prepares students for advanced practice in the social work field, with a focus on values and ethics, theory, and field skills. Launched in 2014, the program is based at Pacific’s Eugene Campus but will expand in Fall 2022 to be available on the Forest Grove Campus as well.
Students registered with the College of Health Professions, plus CHP faculty and staff, are invited to a free eight-week program incorporating mindfulness-based stress reduction, resilience, and mindful communication techniques geared towards health care professionals and students. Register for a Sept. 22 orientation. Classes begin Sept. 30.
Tim Burns MSW '18 and Amber (Halverson) Burns MAT '17 welcomed their daughter, Eloise Lee Marie Burns.
Aisling “Del” Quest has been promoted to associate professor of social work and granted indefinite tenure by Pacific University
Colin Fitzgerald '97 stepped into the role of leading Washington County's Developmental Disabilities program.
Morgan Bradshaw MSW '20 was hired as a social worker by MindTree Holistic Counseling and Wellness Center in Portland, Ore.
Anuhea Wall '15, MSW '17 supports families with Native Hawaiian children through her job as a social worker for the Lili‘uokalani Trust.
Lalit Khandare, assistant professor of social work at Pacific's Eugene Campus, spoke via Zoom to the Coalition of Seattle Indian-Americans about the history and nature of caste, and when and how colorism began in India.