The Other 23 Hours: Child Care Work with Emotionally Disturbed Children in a Therapeutic Milieu, a groundbreaking publication for care staff working with challenging children and youth, celebrates 50 years in print.
School of Social Work child and family welfare expert James K. Whittaker celebrates the 50th anniversary of landmark book, The Other 23 Hours
School research study receives $3.6 million to develop an intervention for LGBT older adults with memory loss
A new evidence-based intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older adults living with memory loss, including those with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias was awarded a five-year $3.6 million grant.
Assessing health disparities among Washington state agricultural workers
Washington is the third largest exporter of food and agricultural goods in the country. The UW schools of social work, public health and medicine are conducting a study to assess health disparities among agricultural workers who support this thriving industry.
Othello-UW Commons provides home base for School of Social Work community engagement initiatives
On Jan. 16, a new 2,200-square-foot facility known as the Othello-UW Commons opens to the public, connecting South Seattle communities with the University of Washington to promote understanding, engagement and research-based initiatives focused on addressing specific community concerns.
Noted social work researcher Matthew O. Howard, PhD and MSW alumnus, dies
Social work scholar, respected teacher and beloved mentor Matthew O. Howard died Saturday, Dec. 15, in southern Virginia, following a lengthy hospitalization. He had suffered a heart attack and several strokes in early September. He was 62 years old.