Buder scholars join faculty at universities in Alaska, Illinois

The Center for Social Development congratulates Shanondora Billiot, PhD, and Jessica Black, PhD, on their new faculty positions at the University of Illinois School of Social Work and the University of Alaska Fairbanks, respectively.

Update: Financial Capability Month

Financial Capability and Asset Building for All is one of the 12 Grand Challenges for Social Work and a growing practice in the social work profession. The Center for Social Development is committed to working with its partners to increase the financial capability of individuals, families, and communities across the globe!

American Indian/Alaska Native Elders

Tovar, M., Patterson, D. A., & Jordan, L. (2015). American Indian/Alaska Native elders. In D. B. Kaplan & B. Berkman (Ed.), Handbook of Social Work in Health and Aging (pp. 535–544). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Impact of Disabilities and Other Physical Health Issues on Academic Outcomes Among American Indian and Alaskan Native College Students: An Exploratory Analysis

Patterson, D. A., VanZile-Tamsen, C., Black, J., Billiot, S., & Tovar, M. (2015). Impact of disabilities and other physical health issues on academic outcomes among American Indian and Alaskan Native College Students: An exploratory analysis. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 14, 208–221. doi:10.1080/1536710X.2015.1068254