“Science in Service of Change.” Not a surprising motto at a university, but probably not one you’d expect for a School of Social Work. The UW’s School of Social Work is truly in a field of its own. Already considered one of the best in the country, it has been designated the best in the WORLD for its innovative approach to solving social problems.
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Why focus on social-emotional development helps international school’s students ‘reach full potential’
Karrie Dietz, head of Stamford American School Hong Kong, says its well-rounded, inquiry-based approach to learning nurtures students and helps build character ...
School of Social Work Welcomes Dr. Lillian Wichinsky As New Associate Dean
Dr. Wichinsky brings more than 25 years of experience in the social work profession to the School of Social Work ...
Taylor Hill of Skiatook named to Harding University Dean's list
Taylor Hill, Sophomore social work major, is among more than 1,200 Harding University students included on the dean's list for grades achieved during the fall 2020 semester.
Morris School District introduces anti-racist policy after year of social justice demands
After a year of social justice demands, school leaders introduced an anti-racist policy intended to "guide the district for years to come." ...
Schools face social worker shortage amid unprecedented student trauma
The COVID-19 pandemic and all of its affects have placed unprecedented pressure on students in New York City and nationwide, a return to in-person learning features a new spotlight on dealing with ...
Social workers hired to help Plum students during pandemic and beyond
Social workers are being hired to help students in the Plum Borough School District who are struggling as the COVID-19 pandemic drags on.
University of Houston gets $5 million to combat HIV/AIDs epidemic in the South
The University of Houston has received $5 million to continue its work in combating challenges that contribute to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the South. Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences donated ...
Plum School District hires social workers to help with students' mental health
Plum School District officials plan to bring in social workers to help bolster their students' mental health resources. The board approved a memorandum of understanding Tuesday night with the teachers ...
UTSA's Todić joins prestigious cohort of Social Work Health Futures fellows
UTSA assistant professor of social work Jelena Todić has been accepted into a cohort of social work experts from the U.S. and Canada. The Social Work Health Futures Lab is a national program of the ...
Two Social Work Alums Hired to Head Up University Mental Health Efforts
Two UConn alumnae have returned to the University to lead its mental health efforts and carry out the priorities recently laid out by the President’s Task Force on Mental Health ...
School of Social Work has a new seminar series on poverty research
The School of Social Work at U of I is beginning a seminar series on poverty research. According to their website, "the series will highlight new and emerging research on the causes, consequences, and ...
UTA leaders break ground for new School of Social Work, Nursing simulation building
The University of Texas at Arlington is building a new home to teach and train the next generation of social workers and health care professionals. UTA leade ...