Two Brown School Students Chosen as CSWE Minority Fellows

Two Brown School students were recognized as CSWE Minority Fellows at the 2019 Council for Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in Denver.

CSWE’s Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) aims to increase the number of individuals trained to work with underrepresented and underserved racial/ethnic minority persons with or at risk for mental health and/or substance abuse disorders.

Autumn Asher BlackDeer, third-year doctoral student in social work at the Brown School, was selected as one of 25 Doctoral Fellows nationally. Her research focuses on behavioral health and sexual violence within American Indian populations. 

Kyliah Thompson, MSW ’21, was chosen as one of 44 Master’s Fellows. Thompson hopes to use theater and therapy to help those fighting generational stress and trauma.

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