December 5, 2018

Three School scholars contribute chapters to book on social work science

Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication by Oxford University Press, includes chapters written by three scholars from the School of Social Work.

December 4, 2018

School prevention experts Hawkins and Catalano release new book and receive distinguished career achievement award

Communities That Care: Building Community Engagement and Capacity to Prevent Youth Behavior Problems, a new publication by Oxford University Press, is the first comprehensive description of Communities That Care, a community-based prevention system pioneered at the School's Social Development Research Group.

December 3, 2018

School alumni spearhead project to help Thai villagers build a new preschool

Last summer, Victor Crouch (MSW '97), who currently lives and works in Okinawa, traveled to northeast Thailand, home of the Isaan culture. There, in the province of Ubon Ratchathani, Crouch learned about a preschool built in a lowlands area that flooded every time it rained.

November 29, 2018

Ruth Kagi Scholarship announced at School of Social Work recognition event

Dean Eddie Uehara announced that the School of Social Work has created a scholarship to honor Representative Ruth Kagi, who served nearly two decades in the Washington state legislature.

October 30, 2018

A call to end hate crimes in our communities and our nation

Read this open letter from the UW School of Social Work Leadership Team and the Faculty Council regarding the deadly anti-Semitic attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Penn.