UW School of Social Work

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Seattle, WA 98105-6299

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Main Phone: 206-543-5640
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Stan de Mello

Stan de Mello


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Stan de Mello is a lecturer, field faculty, Affiliate Faculty-Canadian Studies and a member of the Community Centered Integrated Practice concentration. He has been on faculty at the Native Education Centre, Vancouver, University of British Columbia and the University of the Fraser Valley. Stan has a sustained interest in First Nations community development and has worked extensively with urban and rural communities in Canada and the United States. He has also been involved in developing field education sites and institutional relationships in Kenya, UK, Vietnam, Cambodia, India and Canada.

Melina Tovar

Melina Tovar


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Engagement and assistance with multiple research projects, including Aging with Pride: NHAS (National Health, Aging, and Sexuality/Gender Study), Aging with Pride: IDEA (Innovations in Dementia, Empowerment, and Action), and the Washington State Equity and Diversity Project.

 

Professional interests

Gender, Sexuality, Health and Wellness, Cultural Studies, International Relations, Global Health, LGBTQ

Amanda Mancenido

Amanda Mancenido


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Amanda graduated from UW School of Public Health in 2018, then did communications and storytelling work for Communities of Opportunity, a joint initiative between King County Public Health and the Seattle Foundation focused on health, housing, and economic equity for historically marginalized communities. Amanda also did community organizing, data support, and communications work for community-driven non-profits and coalitions in South King County. 

 

Professional Interests: Health disparities for LGBTQ and communities of color

Brian Walton

Brian Walton


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Brian Walton joined the School of Social Work's Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program in 2019, following ten years with the Department of Children Youth and Families as a social worker and supervisor with the department's Child Family Welfare Services and Family Reconciliation Services. 

Shawnti Johnson

Shawnti Johnson


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Shawnti M. Johnson, LICSW, recently joined the School of Social Work as a teaching associate and field advisor for the Child Welfare Training and Advancement Program. Johnson received her MSW from the University of Washington in 2004 and holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from Southern Oregon University.