Redefining what's possible.
May 26, 2016
Art exhibit to raise awareness about brain injury opens June 16
I’ve seen a lot of art by famous artists, but I’ve never been so moved as I was by this show. This art show patron is not talking about an exhibit at the Louvre in Paris or the Museum of Modern Artr in New York City. She is talking about last year's brain injury art show.
May 23, 2016
Megan Moore leads study identifying disparities in care among children with traumatic brain injury
Children who suffer traumatic brain injuries can face a difficult road to recovery. When those children come from low-income households with limited English proficiency, there can be significant barriers in getting them the care they need according to a study by lead author Megan Moore, the Sidney Miller Endowed Assistant Professor in Direct Practice at the School of Social Work.
May 12, 2016
Forefront leads initiative to reduce suicides among university and college students in Washington state
Through a partnership between Forefront—a suicide prevention organization in the UW School of Social Work—and the New York-based Jed Foundation, the University of Washington is leading a new, four-year collaboration aimed at promoting mental health and preventing suicide at colleges and universities around the state.
May 4, 2016
Four School of Social Work students join inaugural Husky 100 group
School of Social Work BASW students Ashley Alday, Kainen Bell and David Inglish, and MSW/MPH graduate student Tiffany Woelfel, were selected to be part of the first cohort in an inaugural program called the Husky 100, which recognizes UW students in all disciplines from the Bothell, Seattle and Tacoma campuses who exemplify leadership, passion, creativity and commitment.
April 20, 2016
Gillian Marshall explores impact of recession-related stress on health
The Great Recession devastated millions of Americans financially—but what impacts did that economic stress have on their physical and mental well-being? Gillian Marshall, an assistant professor of social work at the UW Tacoma, wants to answer that question.