Category: Social Work

  • Stories from the Field

    Emilee Fetters is an advanced standing, full-time MSW student at Ball State. She recently graduated from Manchester University with her BSW. Fetters is starting her MSW practicum placement serving inmates at the Madison County Jail in Anderson. Going into this practicum placement, Fetters is looking forward to learning the needs of this population, how to […]

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  • Spring Practicum Placements

    We have 35 advanced MSW practicum students and nine generalist MSW practicum students in placement this Spring semester. Placement sites include Delaware County Community Corrections, Addiction Coalition of Delaware County, Hillcroft Services in Muncie, Department of Child Services (DCS, statewide), Damar Services in Indianapolis, The Journey Home in Winchester, Family Service Association in Kokomo, Mini […]

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  • Op-Ed: Suicidology

    Suicide accounts for close to 800,000 suicide fatalities globally (Ritchie et al., 2015). In the United States, 1.38 million suicide attempts and 47,511 deaths by suicide were reported in 2019 (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 2021). In 2017, 38,000 persons of working age (16–64 years) in the United States died by suicide, which represents a […]

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