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August 26, 2015
Social work professor Todd Herenkohl examines how gender shapes the adult behavior of abused children
A new study co-authored by social work professor Todd Herrenkohl suggests that troubling behaviors exhibited by abused children can be predictors of later criminal activity, and that those indicators differ between boys and girls.
August 6, 2015
Erin Casey authors study linking abusive behavior of men to increased sexual risk for partners
Social work professor Erin Casey is the lead author on UW study that shows abusive and controlling men are more likely to put their female partners at sexual risk.
August 4, 2015
New research affirms the postivie impact of protective factors in youth development
Almost 30 years ago, social work scholars David Hawkins and Richard Catalano developed a community-based program to reduce problem behaviors among youth. New research affirms the positive impact of protective factors in the lives of young people.
July 30, 2015
Professors Hawkins and Catalano lead national coalition to improve behavioral health of youth
A national coalition of experts that includes UW social work professors David Hawkins and Richard Catalano has a bold plan to reduce behavioral health problems such as violence and depression among young people across the country by 20 percent in a decade.
July 20, 2015
Latino Center for Health allocated $500,000 in new state budget
In July, the Washington state legislature, as part of its biennium operating budget, approved $500,000 to support the School of Social Work-affiliated Latino Center for Health.