News & Views from the Department
CAC Info Sessions:
The Department of Human Services will have an information session for students who have questions about the CAC program and licensure process. The session will take place on November 10, 2014 from 11am - 12pm with Dr. Mita Johnson in room WC 133.
HSEO Bear Sale:
Human Services Education Organization is having their annual Bear Drive November 10, 2014 through November 20, 2014 (Monday through Thursday). Stuffed Bears will be available for purchase in the outdoor area between Central Classroom and West classroom, and they will be donated to local non-profit agencies in the community. Additionally, patrons can purchase bears to take home.
Study Abroad Opportunity:
Course: Global Metal Heath: The Case of India
This is a three week study abroad course that focuses on the history, culture, and mental health issues of India. The course includes a service learning component that will have students working daily with an organization that supports individuals with mental health issues, women, and children in Pune. Travel dates will be from 5/17/14 - 6/3/14. For more information, please view the youtube video here: http://youtu.be/LWR-Cs0CQiw And contact Dr. Shawn Worthy at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Spring 2014 HSP Graduates!
MSU's Denver Fire and Emergency Services. The photo below, submitted by Kayla Rauh, won 3rd place in Campus Compact of the Mountain West’s (CCMW) Service in Action Photo Competition. The photo shows the Fire and Emergency Services Club teaching families in our community about fire safety as part of the club's Fire Safety Service Project:
The Outstanding Graduates award recipients from Human Services for 2013-2014:
Addictions: Deborah Caruana
Domestic Violence: Glory McDaniel
High Risk Youth: Antonia Garza
Mental Health Counseling: Xochilt Alamillo
Nonprofit Studies: Shana Hutchens
The Human Services recipients of the Charles Branch Scholarship for 2014:
Deborah Dale Brackney, 2014 recipient of the Community Impact Award. Deborah is an affiliate faculty at Metro, teaching primarily in the Dept. of Human Services Non-Profit concentration. Additionally, Deborah is the VP at the Mountain States Employer Council, where she oversees HR Services, Organizational Development and Learning, Outsource Consulting Services, and Surveys.
Jennine Jeffries, HSP major with a nonprofit studies concentration, and Alton Clark, HSP alumni and Director of Veteran’s Upward Bound, for receiving the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award.