July 23, 2024

Jennifer Stuber on Rise of Firearm Fatalities Among Children

School of Social Work Associate Professor Jennifer Stuber spoke to the New York Times to discuss the rising rates of suicides involving guns and firearm fatalities among children in the United States, and the role of firearm storage practices.

July 8, 2024

2024 Staff & Faculty Recognition Awards

Each year, in celebration of their outstanding achievements and dedication to the field of social work, the University of Washington School of Social Work proudly acknowledges their staff and faculty in a recognition ceremony. These prestigious honors highlight the exceptional contributions of the faculty and staff who have demonstrated unwavering commitment to social justice, community service, and academic excellence.

July 3, 2024

Mark Bello Wins 2024 Distinguished Staff Award

The 2024 SSW Staff & Faculty Recognition Event on June 4 at the Burke Museum was a well-attended and exciting celebration honoring everyone who makes the School of Social Work a leader in our field. 

It’s also the occasion to announce the winner of the School’s highest staff honor: the Mary Grembowski Staff of the Year Award.

July 3, 2024

Clara Berridge on Role of AI and Robots in Elder Care

SSW Associate Professor and Gerontologist Clara Berridge's research focuses on the ethical and policy implications of digital technologies used in elder care. In recent media appearances, she discussed her research on the role of social robots and AI in elder care and questioned the adequacy of robots replacing human interaction. 

July 2, 2024

Social Work Practicum Gives Students Hands-On Experience in Tribal Law

In 1978, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Oliphant v. Suquamish Indian Tribe established that Indian tribal courts cannot prosecute non-Indians for crimes committed on tribal reservations.