Connecticut Magazine’s 40 Under Forty – Class of 2015

January 23, 2015 by  

Each year Connecticut Magazine selects the best and brightest among Generation Next (young, high achieving CT citizens) and this year UConn School of Social Work alumnae, Kia Levey and Liz Shuman, are among those being honored by Connecticut Magazine. A lifelong resident of New Haven, Kia has deeply reinvested herself in the community, spending more […]

School of Social Work at the Forefront of International and Human Rights Research and Scholarship

January 20, 2015 by  

The UConn School of Social Work is at the forefront of International and Human Rights research and scholarship. Faculty members work on a diverse range of research topics, including torture and human rights abuses, food insecurity, global policy, the social welfare state in Europe, and remittances and microcredit.

Black History Month Opening Event

January 16, 2015 by  

Earn a Certificate in Advanced Supervision for Managers

January 15, 2015 by  

The School of Social Work and NASW/CT are collaborating on the post master’s certificate program Essential Supervisory Skills for Human Service Professionals: A Toolbox for Managers. The program’s objective is to enhance participants’ supervisory, managerial and administrative skills.

MSW Alumna, Traci LaLiberte, Receives Award

December 4, 2014 by  

Traci LaLiberte, Ph.D., MSW ’97 is the Executive Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare where she oversees the Center’s research and training. She was recently awarded the Outstanding Service Award from the Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health. The award recognizes individuals who have had a significant, positive […]

The Impact of Ferguson: How We Move Forward as a Community

December 3, 2014 by  

JUST COMMUNITY: “CHANGE STARTS HERE”   presents THE IMPACT OF FERGUSON: HOW WE MOVE FORWARD AS A COMMUNITY Join the School of Social Work community to hear from a panel of presenters who will discuss their work on nonviolence education and structural inequality. This will be an opportunity for the larger community to come together […]

Ferguson Decision: The SSW Responds

November 26, 2014 by  

November 25, 2014 To the UConn School of Social Work Community, It is with a heavy heart that we respond to the Grand Jury’s decision to clear Officer Darren Wilson on all five counts for the fatal shooting of unarmed 18 year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th. We recognize the pain and […]

Social Work Practice and the Ongoing Impact of History

November 21, 2014 by  

The human and social problems that social workers contend with every day often have their roots in the past: political upheavals that led to the marginalization of one group within the society, for example, or a wave of immigration to a new social setting. A travel-study academic exchange program at the School of Social Work […]

Dr. Barris Malcolm Visits the White House

November 20, 2014 by  

Not many people get the opportunity to visit the White House twice in one year, but Associate Professor, Dr. Barris Malcolm, had such an experience. This past June, Dr. Malcolm was invited by the Washington DC-based Caribbean and African Faith-Based Leadership Council to speak at their annual conference. The topic of his presentation was, Responding […]

Dean Salome Raheim Performs in CT Repertory Theater Production

November 20, 2014 by  

Dean Raheim will be performing in the upcoming production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Friday November 21, 2014 at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts in Storrs, CT. CT Secretary of the State Denise Merrill will join Dean Raheim as the second special guest speller. For tickets:

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