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Caroline Coffield, PhD, Receives Affiliate Faculty Appointment with Rutgers School of Social Work

Caroline CoffieldIn recognition of her significant contributions, Caroline Coffield, PhD, Director of Pre-service Training at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and NJLEND Training Director, was appointed as a Faculty Affiliate to the Rutgers School of Social Work. Dr. Coffield has taught a graduate course on Current Issues in Developmental Disabilities through the Rutgers School of Social Work in New Brunswick since 2013. She has also supported the education of Social Work students completing their field placement at The Boggs Center by developing didactic and experiential learning opportunities that advance their knowledge of disability and the service system. As a Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Coffield will collaborate with faculty and staff at the school to prepare future social workers through teaching, research, and coordinated interdisciplinary efforts to ensure their work will be maximally impactful, especially for individuals with disabilities and their families.

Special Journal Issue Features Article by Bethany Chase, MSW, LSW, CESPBethany Chase

A special issue of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation covering the proceedings of the 2018 Annual APSE National Conference features an article by Bethany Chase, MSW, LSW, CESP, Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. The article, “Supporting social/sexual challenges at the workplace,” outlines the context for why social and sexual issues may arise in the workplace for employees with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and offers strategies employment specialists can utilize to support those they serve in maintaining employment when challenging situations occur. To learn more, the article can be accessed electronically using the following link:


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