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Feb
19
2018
Baylor University-Baylor Scott and White seeks to address mental health across lifespan
DALLAS—Baylor University faculty and staff joined colleagues at Baylor Scott and White in Dallas on Saturday to host the Third Annual Gil Taylor Behavioral Health Symposium. The event focused on “The Impact of Behavioral Health Issues Across Generations.”
Feb
16
2018
Austin Artist Amie Stone King Presents Artifacts of Human Trafficking Installation at GSSW
Austin artist Amie Stone King is proud to present her first art installation, Artifacts of Human Trafficking, at the Garland School of Social Work.

King first studied theatre as an undergraduate, then received a Masters of Art Museum Education. She has worked for years at various art museums, but found she wanted to do an exhibit on her own outside of a museum setting.

The road leading to the creation of Artifacts of Human Trafficking started nearly four years ago. King found out a friend’s sister had gotten caught up in a human trafficking situation. Thankfully, her friend and Child Protective Services were able to save the sister, but this story impacted King immensely.
Feb
15
2018
Baylor trauma and grief expert provides tips for bereaved
Dr. Helen Harris, associate professor at Baylor University's Garland School of Social Work, recently appeared on Central Texas Living to provide tips to help those grieving a loss.

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Feb
15
2018
Congregational support over the long haul helps people deal with grief and loss
WACO—Churches cannot heal people who experience grief, but like a cast provides support to allow a broken bone to mend properly, congregations can offer support as God gradually knits together lives fractured by loss, a Baylor University social work professor said.

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Feb
15
2018
Does it matter If your therapist Is Christian? (feat. Dr. Holly Oxhandler)
This week, I talk with Dr. Holly Oxhandler, the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development and an Assistant Professor at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. Holly studies religion/spirituality, health and mental health, and is especially interested in whether and how mental and behavioral health therapists discuss their client’s religious/spiritual beliefs in treatment.

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Feb
15
2018
Supporting military and first responder marriages
Social Work, Chris Kyle Frog Foundation Partner to Develop Specialized Program for High-risk Occupations

Marriage enrichment programs are a long-standing focus in Baylor’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work (GSSW); however, a partnership with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation is breaking ground by developing such a program specifically for couples tied to high-risk military and first responder occupations.

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