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.

April 29, 2022

Four social work students join UW Husky 100 group

Three MSW students and one undergraduate are part of the prestigious Husky 100 cohort for 2022. The three MSW students attend the main Seattle campus; the BA candidate is enrolled at UW Tacoma. All four students will graduate in June.


April 26, 2022

Michael Spencer and colleagues receive UW EarthLab grant to study how climate change is affecting social justice

Michael Spencer, UW Presidential Term Professor in Social Work at the UW School of Social Work, is part of a transdisciplinary team that received an Innovation Grant from UW EarthLab.

April 12, 2022

Girmay Zahilay, King County councilmember and social justice advocate, named School of Social Work’s graduation speaker for 2022

Girmay Zahilay, social justice advocate, King County councilmember, and son of Ethiopian refugees, will give the keynote address at the UW School of Social Work’s 2022 graduation celebration to be held Thursday, June 9 at 7 p.m. at the Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.