September 18, 2017

NIH grant, a first to study the impact of dementia-related illnesses on LGBT older adults

Professor Karen Fredriksen Goldsen has been awarded a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute to study aging LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on their caregivers.

September 18, 2017

School partners with UW innovation hub to foster startup mindset for social sector

The School of Social Work and CoMotion, the university’s collaborative innovation hub, speak the same language. It was only a matter of time before they would join forces to apply cross-disciplinary expertise to addressing persistent social problems.

September 16, 2017

School receives major grant for behavioral health training

The School’s Northwest Leaders in Behavioral Health Training Program (NLBHP) has received a grant of $480,000 a year for four years to help fund stipends and specialized behavioral health training for students and field supervisors. 

September 12, 2017

American social work academy names Dean Uehara inaugural honorary fellow

In recognition of her contributions and the impact of the Grand Challenges for Social Work, the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) recently named Dean Eddie Uehara as an inaugural honorary fellow.

September 11, 2017

Research, innovation and public service attract six new faculty members

A commitment to innovation and social justice, a focus on diversity, and a passion for promoting the Grand Challenges for Social Work attracted six new faculty to join the School of Social Work.