Many of Washington’s children have a caregiver or parent struggling with opioid use disorder. Their addiction, along with accompanying health problems and, for many, a history of trauma, can make it difficult for them to respond consistently to their children’s needs. For children, family life may become more stressful and less predictable, increasing the risk of physical, social and mental health problems.
Social Development Research Group receives $1.5 million to create first-of-its kind technical assistance and training center for caregivers recovering from opioid use disorder
Nine UW School of Social Work scientists ranked among top 2% in the world
Nine researchers from the University of Washington School of Social Work are among the top 2% of the world’s most influential scientists in their fields in 2021, according to a Stanford University-Elsevier study.
UW School of Social Work Ranked No. 2 in the Nation
Seattle, WA – The UW School of Social Work ranked No. 2 in the nation, according to the 2023 Best Graduate Schools report released today by U.S. News & World Report. This is the highest ranking the School has received since the initiation of this prestigious national survey.
We Stand with Ukraine
The University of Washington School of Social Work strongly condemns Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked invasion of the sovereign nation of Ukraine. We stand with the leaders and people of Ukraine, and with all people across the globe who actively oppose this naked act of aggression and who agitate for immediate peace. We support those who protest the war in the streets of Russian cities, at great personal risk.
Khalfani Mwamba and Jennifer Ozawa receive 2022 Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism
Two University of Washington School of Social Work faculty – Assistant Teaching Professor Khalfani Mwamba and Lecturer Jenn Ozawa – are the 2022 recipients of the Roffman Term Faculty Fellowships for Antiracism.
The award enables faculty to expand the School of Social Work’s longstanding commitment to end systemic racism, while advancing its dedication to education, research and service.