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.

October 28, 2021

Student opportunity to co-create ground-breaking initiative sets career trajectory

At the School of Social Work, students are increasingly given unique opportunities to help design significant and sustainable models for social change.

October 27, 2021

School alum curates UW Gallery photo exhibit on essential workers

An exhibit of 17 photos, most taken by custodial workers, is on display in the hallway of UW’s Art Building. Called (in)Visibility, the exhibit was curated by Evalynn Fae Taganna Romano (MSW ‘20, MPH ’21),

October 25, 2021

Former faculty member, noted social work scholar and leader Rino J. Patti dies

Rino J. Patti, former member of the UW School of Social Work faculty who inspired a generation of social workers, died recently.

October 20, 2021

School receives $2.6 million as part of new national effort focused on foster youth

Researchers at the School of Social Work are part of a new consortium that received a five-year, $20 million grant to help develop a national center to engage and empower foster youth ages 12 to 20.