January 3, 2023

School researcher receives Population Health grant to support mental health for college students

Professor Paula Nurius, UW School of Social Work associate dean of transdisciplinary scholarship, is part of a multidisciplinary research team working to adapt and evaluate a preventive-program delivery system to support better mental health for college students.

November 28, 2022

Researchers receive Garvey Institute grants to improve mental health care for adolescents and young adults

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.

November 22, 2022

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. 

November 17, 2022

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.

November 16, 2022

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.