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January 6, 2015
Partners for Our Children launches online parenting-skills program
A new open-source parenting program developed by Partners for Our Children—a School of Social Work-affliated innovation center—is designed to support parents with chidlren in foster care in an effort to reunite families.
December 31, 2014
Norma Timbang receives 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award
Norma Timbang, a community activist, social worker and lecturer at the School of Social Work, is this year’s recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Volunteer Recognition Award for the School of Social Work.
December 22, 2014
New research shows optimism and hope among homeless Alaska Native elders
Mention homeless people and words like optimistic, hopeful and happy are typically not what spring to mind. More likely, said Jordan Lewis, an assistant professor in the University of Washington’s School of Social Work, the stereotypes are negative
December 17, 2014
Migration Now! — Art exhibit on immigration and social justice opens Dec. 29.
A limited edition portfolio of vibrant handmade prints—Migration Now!—is on display from Dec. 29, 2014 to March 27, 2015 at the UW School of Social Work First Floor Gallery, 4101 15th Avenue NE. The exhibit is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday thru Friday. You may also preview the exhibit online.
November 25, 2014
Veterans’ care takes an expert team, not just a team of experts
There are 22 million veterans nationwide, including more than 600,000 in Washington state, yet less than half receive their health care through facilities managed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. That means no matter where tomorrow’s health professionals practice, at some point they will be caring for veterans.