August 4, 2017

Taryn Lindhorst speaks on death and dying at 7th annual Death Salon

Taryn Lindhorst, Carol LaMare Associate Professor of Social Work, joins representatives from the national Death Positive community and local death professionals at the 7th annual Death Salon, to be held Sept. 8-10 at Kane Hall on the UW campus.

June 23, 2017

Insights from LGBTQ health-and-aging study attracts local and national media

The only study of its kind in the country, Aging with Pride is a UW School of Social Work-led research project that focuses on understanding the aging, health and well-being of LGBTQ midlife and older adults and their families.

June 21, 2017

School-inspired story of MSW student wins top honors in international competition

For the first time, the University of Washington won a prestigious international Grand Gold Award for its multi-media story, “Seeds of Hope,” profiling School of Social Work alumnus Christopher Brown (MSW ’16) and the organization he founded, Growing Veterans, while still a student.

June 16, 2017

Social Development Research Group studies impact of parenthood on marijuana use

Adults who smoke marijuana often cut back after becoming parents, but they don’t necessarily quit—new findings that SDRG researcher Marina Epstein and the research group's director Kevin Haggerty discuss in a recent KING 5 TV interview.

June 10, 2017

Bonnie Duran spotlights historical trauma in article on management of tribal lands

In the June issue of The Atlantic, School of Social Work Associate Professor Bonnie Duran observes that the constriction of tribal lands, among other factors, constitutes historical trauma that affects Indians through generations. Since the 19th century, nearly every Native American reservation has shrunk in size. History may repeat itself if the Bears Ears region in southeast Utah, which numerous Southwest tribes consider sacred, has its status as a national monument modified or revoked.