When the pandemic struck in spring 2020, social work students, community agencies and field education programs had to transition quickly to a virtual setting—for most, uncharted territory.
Collaborative study details challenges faced by field education services during the pandemic
Anthony Ishisaka honored with UW Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award
Anthony Ishisaka, former School of Social Work associate dean for academic affairs, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award by the University of Washington this month.
Emiko A. Tajima receives 2021 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award
Associate Professor Emiko A. Tajima, executive director of Partners for Our Children, was selected to receive the 2021 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award.
MSW student explores food justice, pandemic notwithstanding
The School of Social Work, Black Farmers Collective’s Yes Farm and the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium were collaborating to provide a field-education opportunity to social work student Olivia Jacobs (MSW ‘22). Then the pandemic closed the border.
Three social work students join Husky 100 group
Three MSW students are part of the prestigious 2021 Husky 100 cohort—two attend the Seattle campus and one attends UW Tacoma.