August 7, 2018

Ben de Haan appointed to oversight board for new Department of Children, Youth and Families

Ben de Haan, Associate Dean for Social Service Innovation and Partnerships at the School of Social Work, was recently appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve on the board with oversight of Washington’s newly created Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF).

July 31, 2018

Karina Walters presents Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture at 2018 CWSE annual meeting

Karina Walters, associate dean for research and co-director of the School's Indigenous Wellness Research Institute, was named the 2018 Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturer by the Council on Social Work Education.

July 16, 2018

School leads multidisciplinary study to research physiological traits important for treating children with severe stomach pain

A five-year study, led by School of Social Work Professor Rona L. Levy, that focuses on the biologic factors, or biomarkers, for children with unexplained abdominal pain who are not responding to treatment, received about $3 million from the National Institutes of Health.

July 11, 2018

UW funding earmarked for PhD research that advances national initiative to strengthen the social fabric

Signaling the University of Washington’s support for the School of Social Work’s leadership role in establishing the Grand Challenges for Social Work, the Office of the Provost will provide funding to support graduate student research in the Grand Challenges topic areas.

June 8, 2018

A call to end the separation of children from parents at U.S. border crossings

Read this open letter from the University of Washington School of Social Work Leadership Team and the Faculty Council regarding the federal policy of separating immigrant families at U.S. border crossings.