Shayla Betts, M.S.W.
“I really want to be an advocate for people.”
Brinette Jones, M.S.W.
“Just knowing that I’m changing lives keeps me in social work.”
Sherry Parrish, M.S.W., ACSW, LCSW-C
“(People) allow me to be a part of whatever it is they’re going through, which is an immense privilege.”
Thomas Strentz, Ph.D.
“Every day in my job as a negotiator, I relied on the application of what I learned at the VCU School of Social Work.”
“Would I have been able to find my passion anywhere else? I don’t think so.”
Grace E. Harris, Ph.D.
“When I say, ‘I’m a social worker,’ it’s really no different than saying, ‘I’m me.’”
Edward H. Haas, Esq., M.S.W.
“The pursuit of equality, fairness and justice informs every level of social work.”