May 25, 2022

School researchers receive grants to address critical challenges facing population health

Two research teams with representation from the University of Washington School of Social Work received grants recently from the UW Population Health Initiative. Population health addresses public health as well as some of the major determinants of well-being, such as education and income, which fall outside the traditional public health scope.

The awardees for spring 2022 include:

May 23, 2022

Three School of Social Work alumni recognized for outstanding leadership and service

Three UW School of Social Work graduates, each at a different point in their impressive career paths, will receive alumni awards for their innovation, leadership and impact. 

May 9, 2022

PhD student Jessica Lapham awarded Magnuson Scholarship

Jessica Lapham, a fourth-year PhD student at the UW School of Social Work, was awarded a 2022-2023 Magnuson Scholarship.

May 5, 2022

First-of-a-kind study to evaluate early interventions for children at risk of severe abdominal pain receives $3.8 million grant

A five-year study to evaluate the benefits of early preventive psychosocial interventions for children ages 4 to 6 who are at risk of severe abdominal pain recently received more than $3.8 million from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development.

 

May 3, 2022

First cohort under Washington’s Behavioral Health Workforce Development Initiative ready to fill key roles in state’s behavioral health services sector

The number of adults with mental illness is rising nationwide and Washington is no exception. Yet nearly 25% of adults with mental health problems have reported they could not access care.