Doctoral Student Accepted to the Research to Practice Institute

May 2, 2014 by  

Christina M. Chiarelli-Helminiak was accepted to attend the Network for Social Work Management’s 2014 Research to Practice Institute (RPI). Only 12 doctoral students from around the country with research interests in organizational management and leadership were accepted to attend the 2nd annual RPI. The goal of this one-day institute is to support the research trajectory […]

Dr. Robert Fisher Selected for Fulbright Award

April 29, 2014 by  

Robert Fisher receives prestigious Fulbright award. As a Fulbright Scholar he will teach and research in Austria during the Spring 2015 semester. Dr. Fisher will be teaching social science courses at the University of Innsbruck. His research project “Community and Civil Society in Austria: A Comparative Perspective” will compare state, market, and civil society developments […]

Pursuit of Health Equity through Social Justice, Human Rights and Community Activism

April 28, 2014 by  

2013 – 2014 Scholarship Award Recipients

April 22, 2014 by  

Each year the School of Social Work holds a Scholarship Awards Ceremony. It is a wonderful opportunity to bring together students, alumni and donors to recognize the outstanding academic achievements and professional contributions of our MSW, PhD and Non-Degree students. A highlight of the event is the special remarks by a donor, their family or […]

Two SSW Students Receive UConn Academic Achievement Award

April 17, 2014 by  

Two graduating students, Christina Chiarelli-Helminiak and Krystal Rich, will receive the UConn Outstanding Senior Women Academic Achievement Award at a ceremony in Storrs on May 9, 2014. Tina is a Ph.D. student and has been awarded Graduate Assistantships for five years, two by the School of Social Work and three by the Human Rights Institute. […]

Nancy Humphreys Urges Political Activism for Social Workers

April 11, 2014 by  

Scores of students and former students of the University of Connecticut’s School of Social Work gathered at the West Hartford Campus during the weekend to pay tribute to the venerable Nancy A. Humphreys who is retiring from her tenure as founder and director of the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work more…

Connecticut Partnership for Child Welfare Excellence: A Collaboration Between the UConn School of Social Work and the CT Department of Children & Families

April 7, 2014 by  

UConn SSW and DCF Awarded Federal Grant to Establish the Connecticut Partnership for Child Welfare Excellence     Federal Grant Supports Partnership between UConn and DCF to Prepare Graduates for Family-Centered, Strengths-Based Social Work $735,000 Five-Year Grant to Develop 35 MSW Graduates and Enhance Agency Diversity The federal Children’s Bureau selected the Connecticut Department of […]

New Study Shows Cambodian Refugees Have Poor Health Despite Access To Care

April 3, 2014 by  

Dr. Megan Berthold, Assistant Professor at the UConn School of Social Work, has been collaborating closely with Khmer Health Advocates and the Harvard Program in Refugee Trauma on a CDC funded study that documented the relationship between comorbid mental and physical health in Cambodian refugee survivors of the Pol Pot genocide. Cambodian refugees reported poor […]

Shaundricka Ranel MSW ’11 a Top Ten Semifinalist

April 3, 2014 by  

Getting a job after passing the bar can be tough. But 10 third-year law students in nine states are one step closer to winning a new position – the top prize in a unique contest – and fulfilling their dreams of becoming attorneys who advocate for children. One of the ten semifinalists is UConn School […]

What is the Future of Clinical Social Work?

March 31, 2014 by  

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