Department of Human Services and Rehabilitation

Diana Jones (Human Services) had the article she wrote with L. Cassidy and C.A. Heflinger published in the Journal of Rural Mental Health 36(1), pp. 24-33. The piece was titled "'You can talk to them. You can pray': Rural clergy responses to adolescents with mental health concerns.…

Seven top officials from area nonprofits will talk about their work at a Local Leaders Seminar, hosted by the human services program at Western Washington University.
The event is free and open to the public, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in the Academic Instructional Center…

Members of social service groups, church congregations and families marched in the chilly air and falling snow Monday morning, Jan. 16, to bring attention to worsening poverty in Whatcom County.
The city's first Poverty Action March and Essential Needs Drive was a prelude to the 21st…

UPDATE: A memorial service for Morgan Livingston will be held on Sunday, Feb. 19. See the bottom of this article for details.

“She was a giant. She was like a sequoia, a tree that you come up against when you’re walking through the forest, and you can’t help but stop and take it in…

Bellingham’s annual celebration of the life and mission of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is coming up next Monday.

A noon event at the Bellingham Municipal Court on C Street will feature speakers and a performance by the Kulshan Chorus.

A woman known as the "grandmother" of human services education in the region has died.

Mary "Morgan" Livingston, 70, taught at Western Washington University beginning in the mid-1970s when human services was a subject handled by sociology,…

Raine Dozier, an assistant professor of Human Services and Rehabilitation in Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education, has been given a 2012 Summer Research Grant from the WWU Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Her research project is titled “Sex,…

Diana Jones, an assistant professor in Human Services and Rehabilitation in Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education, had a paper published recently with Ellen Clayton titled "The role of distress in uptake and response to predisposition genetic testing."

Also…

Susan Kincaid, an assistant professor in the department of Human Services and Rehabilitation in Western Washington University's Woodring College of Education, has been given the Lenore McNeer Award “for making a distinctive contribution to the field of human services as an educator.…

Twenty years ago, Coupeville High School stayed inside the building when they hired a new boys' basketball coach.

That move resulted in Randy King replacing Ron Bagby, and the often-fiery new head coach was off on a two decade jaunt that would eventually include league titles,…

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