Hospice of Sacred Heart Hosts Social Work Breakfast

Social Workers from Hospice of the Sacred Heart and many healthcare facilities gathered at the hospice office in Moosic March 21st for the annual Social Work Breakfast.

The theme of “Increasing Awareness and Sensitivity about Cultural Diversity and Inclusion” was highlighted by a panel discussion including Dr. Jumee Barooah, Designated Institutional Official, The Wright Center for Community Health, Sister Ruth Neely, CRNP, The Wright Center for Community Health Ryan White HIV Clinic, Martin Russo, an advocate for the transgender community and Rabbi Daniel J. Swartz, Spiritual Leader, Temple Hesed.

The mission of Hospice of the Sacred Heart is to provide comfort, care, hope and choice to patients and their families, while guiding them through the end of life journey.

Photo caption left to right: Sister Ruth Neely, MSN, CRNP, The Wright Center for Community Health Ryan White HIV Clinic, Rabbi Daniel J. Swartz, Spiritual Leader, Temple Hesed, Diane Baldi, CEO, Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Martin Russo, Advocate for the transgender community and Jumee Barooah, M.D., FACP, Designated Institutional Official, The Wright Center for Community Health

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Joins The Wright Center

A licensed clinical social worker with experience as a psychiatric therapist and clinical supervisor has joined The Wright Center for Community Health’s Mid Valley Practice at 5 S. Washington St., Jermyn.

Danielle D. Sholcosky, M.S.W., L.C.S.W., C.P.R.P., of Dickson City holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal studies with a minor in human development and family studies from The Pennsylvania State University. She earned her Master in Social Work degree with a behavioral health specialization from Marywood University.

A licensed clinical social worker and licensed social worker, Sholcosky previously worked as a psychiatric therapist at NEPA Community Health Care and as a clinical supervisor and psychiatric therapist at NHS Human Services Agency of NEPA. Sholcosky also served as a support specialist at Step-by-Step, Inc.

At the Wright Center, Sholcosky will provide outpatient individual, group and family therapy services to mental health and substance use disorder patients. To schedule an appointment with Sholcosky at the Mid Valley Practice, please call 570-230-0019

Marywood University to Offer Master of Social Work Online Information Sessions

Marywood University will offer master of social work (MSW) online information sessions for its Scranton Program on Thursday, June 10, from noon – 1 p.m.; Tuesday, June 15, 4 – 5 p.m.; and Thursday, June 24, from 1 – 2 p.m., 2021. The online information sessions are free and open to those interested in pursuing an advanced degree in social work. To register, please visit marywood.edu/ssw/grad/.

Attendees can learn about full and part-time study options, advanced standing for bachelor of social work graduates, the admission and financial aid process, the internship program, and more.

Marywood University’s School of Social Work MSW program is the leading provider of MSW education in Northeast Pennsylvania. Accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, the School prepares students for culturally-competent, ethical, interprofessional practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. Offering a blend of traditional, online, and hybrid courses, as well as a full range of field education experiences, Marywood’s graduates embark on rewarding careers in behavioral health, gerontology, children and family services, developmental disabilities, administration, and health care.

For additional information about Marywood University’s master of social work information sessions, please visit marywood.edu/ssw/grad/; call the Office of Admissions, at (570) 348-6234; or contact  Selina Shrestha, LSW, assistant professor of practice and academic coordinator in Marywood University’s School of Social Work, at shrestha@marywood.edu., or (570) 348-6282, ext. 4566.

Marywood University’s School of Social Work to Hold Master of Social Work Virtual Information Sessions

Marywood University’s School of Social Work, Lehigh Valley program, will hold Master of Social Work (MSW) Virtual Information Sessions on Wednesday, January 6, at Noon, Monday, January 25, 2020, at 5:30 p.m., and Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The sessions are free and open to anyone interested in advancing their career with a master of social work degree. To register for the MSW Virtual Information Sessions, at the Lehigh Valley location, please visit https://forms.gle/qY556z48aGAPyAZB8.

The MSW Information Sessions will provide study options for full- and part-time students; advanced standing for bachelor of social work graduates; provide admissions information; and give internship program options.

For additional information about Marywood University’s School of Social Work or its MSW Information Sessions, please visit www.marywood.edu/ssw/index.html, or call the office of Admissions, at (570) 348-6234.