UW School of Social Work

4101 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98105-6299

Organization URL: Website
Main Phone: 206-543-5640
Fax: 206-543-1228

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.

Lanz Christian Bañes

Lanz Christian Bañes


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Professional Interests: 

  • Foster youth
  • Extended foster care
  • Child welfare reform
  • Community organizing and empowerment
  • Addressing disproportionality in the child welfare system

 

 

Alyssa Camp

Alyssa Camp


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Alyssa comes to the School from the UW School of Pharmacy, where she served as a grants and contracts manager since April 2020. Prior to her UW tenure Alyssa worked in a similar capacity at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Alyssa has a robust history in grant and contract management, including roles in higher education, state and federal government, and non-profit entities. She is passionate about utilizing funding and policies to support social justice and equity initiatives and is looking forward to using her background in these areas to support the School of Social Work.

Breana Graywilliams

Breana Graywilliams


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Why did you decide to major in Social Welfare? My drive and passion to improve mental wellness in the Black community is what inspired me to take on a major in Social Welfare. I have witnessed and personally experienced the effects of racial trauma and am committed to being a part of the healing of those in my community.

Shirah Miller

Shirah Miller


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Shirah may be new to CWTAP, but she has over two decades of training and development experience in facilitation, designing, and developing adult learning experience in the automotive industry. Her dedication to education is evident through her M. A. in Adult Learning and Education. Shirah's passion lies in applying her extensive knowledge to the social work field. Furthermore, she has experience in spearheading projects within her congregation to benefit the community.

Griffin Street

Griffin Street


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Griffin Street, MSW, LICSW (she/her) has 15 years of experience working in community mental health organizations. She has worked as mental health clinician at Sound and Therapeutic Health Services (THS) in Seattle, serving a diverse client population with assessment, treatment planning and service provision that met each client’s individual needs.  Most clients served by these agencies live at or below the federal poverty level; many are experiencing homelessness when they enroll for services.  Griffin has worked with clients with a broad range of mental health disorders from schizophrenia