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.
School of Social Work leads team on wage analysis study focused on human services workers
School researcher Jane Lee receives Population Health grant
School of Social Work assistant professor Jane Lee is part of a multidisciplinary research team that recently received a grant from the UW Population Health Initiative to explore methamphetamine use among cisgender men and transgender people who have sex with men.
Michael T. Kilmer receives Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award from University of Washington Alumni Association
University of Washington School of Social Work graduate Michael T. Kilmer (MSW ’04) will receive the 2022 UW Distinguished Alumni Veteran Award. Kilmer will be honored on Friday, Nov. 4, during the halftime program at the UW-Oregon State football game.
Noted writer, researcher and retired professor on aging, Nancy R. Hooyman, recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award from the Gerontological Society of America
The Gerontological Society of America has named Nancy R. Hooyman, University of Washington School of Social Work professor emerita and dean emerita, the 2022 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.
David T. Takeuchi receives 2022 Carl Taube Award for Lifetime Contributions to Mental Health Services Research
The Mental Health Section of the American Public Health Association is awarding the 2022 Carl Taube Award for Lifetime Contributions to Mental Health Services Research to David T. Takeuchi, associate dean for faculty excellence at the UW School of Social Work.