January 10, 2023

Two faculty members elected AASWSW Fellows for 2023

UW School of Social Work professors Amelia Gavin, BASW program director, and Rona Levy, associate dean for research, were elected Fellows of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for 2023.

January 3, 2023

Co-director of Indigenous Welfare Research Institute named to national board

Karina L. Walters, UW School of Social Work professor and co-director of the School’s Indigenous Welfare Research Institute, was selected to serve on the national board of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for 2023. She has been a fellow of the Academy since 2014.


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.