Read this 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.
A call to end the separation of children from parents at U.S. border crossings
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.
School’s Center for Education Data and Research leads prison-based education study
The Center for Education Data and Research, a research center at the School of Social Work, received more than $525,000 from the William T. Grant Foundation to study the value of prison-based education for youth incarcerated in Washington state.
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.