June 8, 2018

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

An 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.

June 5, 2018

School professor and scholar Karen Fredriksen Goldsen receives prestigious gerontology award

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, School of Social Work professor and internationally recognized scholar who has made substantial contributions to the field of gerontology, was recently selected to receive the 2018 Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging by the Gerontological Society of America. She is the first UW faculty member to receive this prominent award.

May 23, 2018

Kevin Haggerty named endowed associate professor in prevention

School of Social Work Associate Professor Kevin Haggerty, director of the Social Development Research Group, has been named the School's new endowed professor in prevention. 

May 23, 2018

Forefront: Leveraging legislative action to save lives

“More states should follow in Washington’s footsteps,” declared a recent Scientific American editorial, citing model legislation which Forefront Suicide Prevention supported during the last six years.

May 23, 2018

Forefront: All Patient Safe equips health care providers with suicide prevention tools

All Patients Safe—an interactive suicide prevention training program developed for health care professionals by health care professionals—is changing the way health care providers screen patients who may be at risk for suicide.