Putting Universal Human Rights to Work: Policy Actions in the Struggle for Social Justice is the title of Archibald Stuart’s new book (University Press of New England, 2012). As President Obama and his adversaries in the Republican Party debate “fairness” and economic inequality, this timely book addresses policy actions Americans can take to reduce inequality […]
The University of Connecticut’s first African-American professor, Rollin Charles Williams, died Monday, Sept. 24, in Waterford, Conn., after a short illness. He was 90 years old. A professor emeritus at the time of his death, Williams was hired as a full-time assistant professor in the School of Social Work in 1957. During his 30 years […]
As part of the UConn Civility Metanoia 2012, Brunilda Ferraj, an advanced policy practice student entered the civility poster contest. She received 3rd place for her submission. Congratulations to Brunilda on her excellent poster and representing the School of Social Work.
Pedro E. Segarra, MSW ’82, JD ’85 – Creating Meaningful and Lasting Change as the Mayor of Hartford Read more about Pedro Segarra… Read about other Alumni Leaders Making a Difference
“The Impact of Women as Leaders and Policy Makers: Lessons Learned from the Past” was the focus of the workshop presented by Cathy Havens on May 15, 2012 at the 20th annual conference. This year’s theme was Empowered Women Build Strong Communities: Raising Voices – Creating Change. Cathy’s areas of specialization include women’s studies focusing […]
Robert P. Connolly serves as a geriatric consultant to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Baltimore, MD. He has guided minimum data set 3.0 (MDS 3.0) Section Q Return to Community implementation issues, facilitated federal nursing home transition partnerships between CMS, Veterans Administration and Administration for Community Living (ACL), formerly Administration on […]
Join us for a reception with Warde Manuel and hear how the new UConn Athletic Director uses his MSW degree in his current role and career.
A ten session, 50-hour post-master’s certificate program that covers topics including Adoption Policies, Adoption Competent Practice, Understanding Adoption Family Relationships and Attachment, Search & Reunion, Diverse Adoptive Families, Transracial Adoption, Gay, Lesbian Adoptive Families; Kinship Care, Impact of Trauma on the Developing Brain & Neurobiological Processes, Therapeutic Intervention Strategies with Families and Children, Family Focused […]
Read about the International Center’s 20th Anniversary, Faculty Awards, Appointments and Recognitions, Ph.D. Program Update and 10th Anniversary Celebration, New Alumni Leaders Making a Difference, Lynne Healy named UConn Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor and more.
Dr. Julio Morales Jr., Professor Emeritus of the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, is chronicling the story of his upbringing in his just-about-complete book, Too Many Marias. The day before Morales’s eighth birthday in 1950, his parents sent him from their home in Vieques, Puerto Rico, to live with his grandmother in Manhattan. […]