“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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So who SHOULD get the coronavirus vaccine first? The elderly top the Covid jab priority list in UK - but in France hospitality workers, shop staff and teachers are also at the ...
Based on guidance from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the first people in the UK to get any new vaccine will be elderly care homes and those who work in them.
University of Iowa professor's act of Thanksgiving kindness becomes viral sensation
Social media can appeal to the lowest common denominator, but it can also elevate what's good about people. And that's exactly what happened with a holiday offer at the University of Iowa. Lecturer ...
Millie Charles, justice crusader and SUNO social work dean, dies at 97
Millie Charles, a relentless crusader for justice and the founder and leader of the School of Social Work at Southern University at New Orleans, died Friday at her New Orleans home. She was 97. A ...
After scalding critiques of study on gender and mentorship, journal says it is reviewing the work
A massive study of mentoring, gender, and career outcomes released by Nature Communications has ignited a firestorm of criticism for its conclusions, which have been labeled as sexist by many ...
A Minnesota social worker uses gardening to help youth heal from trauma
A gardener and social worker uses produce to help young people with mental health challenges. Kenny Turck in his garden near Litchfield, Minn., where he welcomes and counsels young people using ...
Social worker: Unprecedented number of kids did not come back when school started during pandemic
Social Worker Laura Tucker wasn't just checking on kids when this school year began, she was trying to find them. See the full story, Sunday on 60 Minutes.
UA Little Rock ranked top university for social mobility in Arkansas
U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the No. 1 university in Arkansas for social mobility. The ranking measures a university’s success in graduating ...
How Surviving a Terrible Car Accident Inspired This Social Worker to Build a Business That Helps Kids Learn Financial Literacy
Ruby Taylor was forced to retire as a school social worker, after a car accident, but found another way to help kids learn.
Mother of six plans career as social worker after graduating from UA Little Rock
As a first-generation student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who is about to graduate, LaKendra Mackey, a senior social work major, is working hard to show her six children the ...
Lexington police moving toward crisis intervention, social workers for some calls
Lexington police will now have access to crisis intervention counselors to help with calls involving mental illness, addiction or homelessness. New Vista, the community mental health provider for ...
FSU professor with autism shares journey of graduating with PhD in social work despite naysayers
After applying and being rejected from several PhD programs, the University of Tennessee called Dr. Bills, offering her a full ride to pursue a Doctorates in social work. In 2016, Dr. Bills ...
Social Security Benefit Accruals Stop After 35 Years Of Work History. Is That Fair?
Should hard work be rewarded, in terms of Social Security benefits? It would require a re-think of the very way Social Security benefits work.