Social Work http://wunc.org en Mandated Program Leads To Drop In Domestic Violence http://wunc.org/post/mandated-program-leads-drop-domestic-violence <p>Mothers who completed a mandated domestic violence program were more likely to end abusive relationships. That’s according to<a href="http://ssw.unc.edu/about/news/study_shows_program_reduces_domestic_violence"> new research out from the School of Social Work at UNC-Chapel Hill</a>. The study looked at mothers who were mandated by courts or child services to take a 13-week program and learn methods on, parenting, self-advocacy and safety.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 20:15:42 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 21427 at http://wunc.org Mandated Program Leads To Drop In Domestic Violence Improving Education for Foster Children http://wunc.org/post/improving-education-foster-children <p>Researchers at N.C. State are working with Cumberland County Schools in an effort to improve education among foster children. The university's Department of Social Work says it will examine issues that might interrupt the learning process such as frequently switching schools. Dr. Joan Pennell is a professor of social work at N.C. State and the program's principal investigator.<br> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 09:55:00 +0000 Will Michaels 7314 at http://wunc.org