Three teams involving researchers from UW School of Social Work or UW Tacoma School of Social Work and Criminal Justice received grants recently from UW Medicine Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions.
Researchers receive Garvey Institute grants to improve mental health care for adolescents and young adults
A School-led behavioral health initiative is showing results for graduates and the communities they serve
From Seattle to Walla Walla, Ellensburg to Spokane, a new statewide UW School of Social Work-led initiative focused on workforce development in behavioral health is making a measurable impact on students—and on the profession.
Angelique Day, School associate professor, co-leads Washington, D. C., briefing on Supreme Court case examining Indian Child Welfare Act
On Nov. 9, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that challenges the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, passed in 1978 to ensure that Native American children retain a deep connection to their Indigenous roots.
Indigenous Wellness Research Institute receives $475,000 grant to evaluate child welfare project serving Cherokee Community
Kinship caregivers are a primary resource for vulnerable children, helping them feel safe while maintaining connections to their culture and community. But these caregivers face many challenges: accessing critical resources, seeking ways to work effectively with birth parents, coping with the financial strain of additional household members, and learning how to meet the complex emotional needs of children who have undergone trauma.
School of Social Work leads team on wage analysis study focused on human services workers
Salaries for human services workers — those who help older individuals, provide assistance to people living with disabilities or work with community food services, for example — often lag behind other sectors, despite the high skill-level required, demanding nature of the work, and critical value to the community.