June 18, 2021

Study finds increased depression and anxiety among Washington’s Latino communities during pandemic

In a report released recently by the Latino Center for Health, researchers found that 13% of Latino participants surveyed met the criteria for “depression likely” and 16 percent were seen as “anxiety likely.”

June 15, 2021

Collaborative study details challenges faced by field education services during the pandemic

When the pandemic struck in spring 2020, social work students, community agencies and field education programs had to transition quickly to a virtual setting—for most, uncharted territory.

June 10, 2021

Anthony Ishisaka honored with UW Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award

Anthony Ishisaka, former School of Social Work associate dean for academic affairs, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award by the University of Washington this month.

June 4, 2021

Emiko A. Tajima receives 2021 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award

Associate Professor Emiko A. Tajima, executive director of Partners for Our Children, was selected to receive the 2021 Lewayne Gilchrist Doctoral Mentor Award.

May 27, 2021

MSW student explores food justice, pandemic notwithstanding

The School of Social Work, Black Farmers Collective’s Yes Farm and the Pacific Northwest Canadian Studies Consortium were collaborating to provide a field-education opportunity to social work student Olivia Jacobs (MSW ‘22). Then the pandemic closed the border.