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Here are some of the faces of R.I.’s future social work clinicians earning their M.S.W. degree at Rhode Island College.
Her bilingualism was crucial in being able to connect with the Latino community
RIC is creating new interpreting programs to help bridge language gaps.
“RI-INBRE has been very good to me in supporting my research,” says Jamie Towle-Weicksel. “I am very thankful.”
During a routine health screening, Sgt. First Class Amanda Weber was diagnosed with multiple traumatic brain injuries. After serving for 14 years in the Army, she was told she would have to retire. But the Army had been her life.
The federal government awarded a four-year, $2.3 million grant to RIC's Institute for Education in Healthcare to develop a pipeline of behavioral health care managers statewide.
Multilingual mental health therapists Estrellita Moronta and Jessica Toucinho are dedicated to changing attitudes in the Latinx and Portuguese communities around mental health.
The daily stress of being marginalized can have powerful impacts on physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.
“I connected with Upward Bound through my high school guidance counselor. For me, that program was essential in my growth as a young professional.”
Nour Abaherah's family came from Palestine for a better life. Now she will work to better the lives of others through health care.