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.
School professor and scholar Karen Fredriksen Goldsen receives prestigious gerontology award
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.
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.
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.
Forefront: Partnership with Second Amendment Foundation critical to awareness campaign success
The Safer Homes, Suicide Aware campaign—launched in 2017 and co-chaired by Forefront and the Second Amendment Foundation—includes a coalition of more than 40 partners.