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Engaged, Diverse, Ready for Service

  • Julia is the event co-ordinator for SSWO. She works hard every month attempting to line up someone to come speak to SSWO members at the monthly meetings and then she attempts to arrange a related service event. This is not an easy thing to do especially in times of COVID. She has put in a lot of extra hours to make this year a meaningful one for SSWO members.

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  • Lindsay is a student deeply committed to social work values - she currently works at UNO’s CAPS and has a wealth of professional experiences. She is brilliant and thoughtful and critically reflective in ways essential to the future of the social work profession! She comes from her own background of interpersonal & institutional trauma and discrimination and is deeply motivated to influence change that will minimize/prevent these experiences for others.

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  • Katie has done so well in her practicum at Glenwood Public Schools. She has worked hard to create a group therapy curriculum, individual therapy, and her supervisors have trusted her to be quite autonomous even with a challenging group of clients. Because of her hard work, Katie was recently hired as a school social worker at an area school, even before graduation! She has excelled wonderfully in the field.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is to educate students to become highly qualified social workers who serve all people, influence the systems that affect them, advance knowledge through teaching and research, engage with diverse communities, and promote socially just societies.