Smart partnerships are critical to cutting-edge training and education, particularly when an organization is charged with shaping a statewide workforce that has a direct impact on the more that 10,000 children that enter Washington state’s child welfare system every year.
Tapping university resources to improve child-welfare workforce readiness
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).
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.
New grant builds on innovative research focusing on children with 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.
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.