Connease A. Warren
Graduate College of Social Work
GCSW Professor Dr. Monit Cheung quoted in USA Today
"Attitudes on child sex abuse began to change after the 1974 law. Before 1974, you could talk to a social worker who could (then) talk to a molester and that could maybe stop abuse," Cheung said, noting that most abuse happens within families. But mandatory reporting made the failure to report suspected abuse a crime. "That's the change, that you're no longer hiding the facts of abuse"
GCSW first year students Constance Seré, Meredith Parsley and Margot Williams' opinion piece on the Women's Health Program
"This vignette is not far from the true story of many Texas women’s lives. Access to the most basic gynecological care is being made more and more inconvenient by those who claim to be fighting for the lives of unborn children."
GCSW first year students, Maria Reyna, Christina Veillon, Scarlett Badal and Amanda Deloy opinion piece on The Violence Against Women Act.
"The reauthorization addresses campus disciplinary proceedings and would force campuses to hold perpetrators accountable to stricter punishments according to the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Against Women."
GCSW Professor, Dr. Monit Cheung talks about recently published book
“This book is the essence of 30 years of preparation,” Cheung said. “I felt that it is important to write a book about these experiences with support from the current literature so that a systematic guide can be provided for those who work closely with children to prevent mistakes in child sexual abuse investigations."
GCSW Alum, Deisy Crespo interviewed in Houston Chronicle
Deisy Crespo talks about her transition from illiegal immigrant to social worker
GCSW Hogg Foundation Bilingual Scholarship Recipients Acknowledged for Achievements
Victoria Reyes and Emilio Herrera received teh highly-competitive Hogg Foundation Bilingual Scholarship, which is awarded to students who are bilingual and intend to work in Texas mental health care services.
Dr. Bordnick's Research on Confronting Inner Alcoholics in a Virtual World
GCSW professor, Dr. Patrick Bordnick talks about the impact of Virtual Reality on substance abuse, with unique therapeutic results.
Witness to Innocence Project Visits the GCSW
Four death row exonerates told their stories in a discussion about the death penalty.
Torres Talks Mental Health for the Hispanic Community
GCSW Professor Dr. Luis Torres shares his insights on the importance of mental health care in the Spanish language supplement of the Houston Chronicle. Not fluent in Spanish? Visit http://translate.google.com/ for a rough translation.