Dean Eddie Uehara announced today that Dr. Michael Spencer is joining the UW School of Social Work as professor and as director of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and Oceanic Affairs for the Indigenous Wellness Research Institute (IWRI).
Dr. Michael Spencer joins School faculty with focus on indigenous health and wellness
New report calculates cost of meeting basic family needs up $30,000 in Seattle
A Seattle family of four must bring in $75,000 annually to pay for basic housing, food, transportation and health and child care—an increase of 62 percent since 2006, based on a new report from the UW School of Social Work's Center for Women's Welfare.
SDRG study finds no link between asking youth about drugs and subsequent use
When it comes to asking pre-teens about alcohol, drug and tobacco use, a UW Social Development Research Group (SDRG)-led study finds no evidence that children will, as a consequence of being asked about it, use the substance in question.
MSW student Melinda Brockie injured in Las Vegas shooting
Today, Dean Eddie Uehara and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Tessa Evans-Campbell sent a letter to the School of Social Work community informing them that MSW student Melinda Brockie was injured in the Las Vegas shooting on Oct. 1.
Fall art exhibit highlights homelessness and the power of healing
The "Telling Our Stories: Art and Homelessness" exhibit opens Oct. 11 and runs until Dec. 15, 2017 at the UW School of Social Work First Floor Gallery, Monday thru Friday, 8 – 6 p.m. The art pieces speak to themes of hope, healing, reconnection and finding home.