September 26, 2018

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. 

September 26, 2018

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.

September 24, 2018

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. 

September 20, 2018

Professor emeritus Jon Conte guides donor gift to prevent child abuse

For more than three decades, Jon R. Conte, professor emeritus, School of Social Work, has been studying the mental health issues related to child abuse and trauma.

September 11, 2018

Tapping university resources to improve child-welfare workforce readiness

Smart partnerships are critical to cutting-edge training and education, particularly when an organization is charged with shaping a statewide workforce that has a direct impact on the more that 10,000 children that enter Washington state’s child welfare system every year.