February 23, 2022

Jeffrey Jenson, School alumnus and noted prevention scientist, receives 2022 SSWR Career Achievement Award

Jeffrey Jenson (MSW ’87, PhD ’88), Philip and Eleanor Winn Endowed Professor Emeritus at the University of Denver’s Graduate School of Social Work, received the 2022 Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work and Research at its annual conference in January in Washington, D.C. Jenson received his doctoral training at the University of Washington School of Social Work in 1988.

December 10, 2021

New study shows Latinos and Latinas experience disproportionate economic impact from pandemic

A new study from the School’s Latino Center for Health reports that many Latinos and Latinas in Washington state are not able to meet their basic needs, including healthcare, food and housing.

November 17, 2021

Strive receives $50,000 award from UW CoMotion Innovation Gap Fund

Strive, a parent education and support program that engages parents in the visitation process and prepares them for more quality time with their children, received an Innovation Gap Fund award of $50,000.

October 29, 2021

Innovative program will create a new kind of child- and family-focused information technology workforce for the future

Public agencies increasingly rely on the power of data and information technology (IT) to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of public services.

October 29, 2021

Historic initiative to invest in a strong, more diverse—and debt-relieved—behavioral health workforce

The UW School of Social Work is applying an ambitious, multi-level approach to addressing the serious shortage of graduate-level clinicians in Washington’s community-based behavioral health agency (CBHA) system—practitioners who are the backbone of that crucial system.