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August 2022 is Prevention Science Awareness Month in Delaware

What is Prevention Science? Here are Three Things to Know to Increase Your Awareness. Delaware’s Governor John Carney and Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long declared August 2022 Prevention Science Awareness Month. The official declaration encourages all Delawareans to “implement prevention strategies in services and programs to join in reducing health inequities and disparities of all…
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Experts in Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security

Over the past 50 years, weather-related disasters have increased fivefold, according to the World Meteorological Association. A new concentration in the Master of Homeland Security Program provides the emergency management training and education needed to plan for and…
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Video Collaboration Promotes Trauma-Informed Care

Educators interested in learning more about healing emotional wounds and nurturing resilience through trauma-informed care can share thoughts through Trauma Matters Delaware’s “Coffee and Conversation” events, which bring together teams and individuals from…
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The FBI: A Look Behind the Curtain

Adjunct Professor and CJI Co-Director Scott Duffey A new undergraduate elective, The FBI: A Look Behind the Curtain (CRJ-345), delves into the inner workings of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, says Adjunct Professor Scott Duffey, who is also co-director of WilmU’s Criminal Justice Institute.  The FBI, a law enforcement arm of the U.S. government, has 456 offices nationwide and 90 overseas.
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Dr. Zaback Keynotes Prestigious HR Conference

Wilmington University faculty are known for bringing a bounty of career experience to the classroom. That same level of expertise also benefits the community and professional organizations through addresses and presentations. Dr Allan Zaback In February, Dr. Allan Zaback…
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A Commitment to Community

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences graduate student Jennifer Owens works full-time as a certified alcohol and drug counselor. She and her husband are raising four children. As an intern, she played a crucial role in organizing an educational event on domestic…
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Taking Spiritually Integrated Services to the Community

Dr. Melissa Lemons is expanding approaches to behavioral health in the community, helping to lead continuing education for spiritually integrated psychotherapy (SIP). Dr. Lemons, an assistant professor in WilmU’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) Program, was one of three course leaders in the 30-hour training, presented in a hybrid…
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Human Resource: William Post

I’ve never worked at just one job in my entire life. That’s just who I am.” Bill Post was a counselor for the Delaware Department of Corrections for 28 years. He’s also worked with private nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment centers, group homes for autistic…
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Dr. Adair is New Chair of Clinical Mental Health Program

Dr. Elizabeth “Lisa” Adair has been appointed as the full-time chair of the Clinical Mental Health Program (CMHC), after serving as the acting chair. She was instrumental in authoring the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)…
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When Coursework is a Story That Teaches

Devonnae Grasty, a student in WilmU’s Doctor of Social Science in Prevention Science program, has published a children’s book that she wrote as part of her coursework. “My Daddy and Me: Bella and Her Family Journey to Resiliency” tells the story of how a parent’s substance abuse impacts a child, and how awareness of this disease can positively shape family…
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