Redefining what's possible.
June 16, 2014
A team approach to combatting the wounds of war
Today, almost half of recently deployed veterans get their health care outside the 1,700 facilities managed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. That number of users increases to 75 percent for all veterans, and many female veterans choose not to access care from the VA at all.
June 10, 2014
Richard Catalano, SDRG director, is president-elect of Society for Prevention Research's board of directors
Richard Catalano, director of the School of Social Work's Social Development Research Group and the Bartley Dobb Professor for the Study and Prevention of Violence, was named president-elect of the Society for Prevention Research's board of directors.
May 30, 2014
Walking the Trail of Tears to understand past trauma and promote better health
During each of the last two years, social work professor Karina Walters has spent a little over a week walking through swampland and battling heat and insects along nearly 70 miles of the Trail of Tears. Her goal: to help Native American participants rethink their health by reconnecting with an historical trauma that shaped the Choctaw nation.
May 16, 2014
Susan Barkan shines spotlight on bonding exercises that help foster families connect
Social work researcher Susan Barkan is the lead author on a paper that spotlights a parenting program using videos and other bonding exercises to improve communication in foster families.
May 12, 2014
Research by Megan Moore shows time with social worker can aid in recovery from brain injuries
More than a million people are treated for mild traumatic brain injuries in U.S. hospitals and emergency rooms each year. Yet few receive appropriate psychological and social follow-up care that can make the difference in whether or not they fully recover.