Congratulations to James Whittaker, the School’s Charles O. Cressey Endowed Professor of Social Work Emeritus, who received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the European Scientific Association for Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF) at its 15th International Conference in Porto, Portugal on Oct. 4, 2018.
James Whittaker, professor emeritus, receives lifetime achievement award from international child welfare association
Kevin Haggerty, endowed professor in prevention, named AASWSW fellow
Kevin Haggerty, endowed professor in prevention and director of the School’s Social Development Research Group (SDRG), was selected as a fellow of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW).
Simon Family Endowment enables UW Tacoma to expand social work MSW program to serve those with autism
Funds from the newly created Simon Family Endowment is enabling UW Tacoma to expand its Master of Social Work program to help meet the demand for practitioners skilled in attending adults with autism or other intellectual disabilities.
Significant gift from Lynn and Howard Behar funds new Center for Integrative Oncology and Palliative Care Social Work
A substantial gift from Lynn and Howard Behar will expand the UW School of Social Work’s support for the next generation of oncology social work scholars by providing funds to launch a new Center for Integrative Oncology and Palliative Care Social Work.
New art exhibit explores ethnicity, perceived identity and emotional struggles
“Beautiful, 2018,” an art exhibition from the Behavioral Health Art Therapy Program, Asian Counseling Referral Service, opened Sept. 24 at the School of Social Work First Floor Gallery.