Ziba Kashef

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Little girl holds fathers and mothers hands, happiness and wellbeing in family

School of Social Work Celebrates 10-Year Initiative to Improve Services for Connecticut Families

The Performance Improvement Center uses data and analyses to identify trends and help improve how the state’s child welfare system responds to vulnerable families.

Exterior views of the School of Social Work (SSW) in Hartford.

School of Social Work Welcomes Innovations Institute to Improve Child and Family Services Nationwide

With the addition of Innovations Institute, the School expands UConn’s leadership and contributions nationwide

Kelly Sanchez, a third-year master’s student at the UConn School of Social Work, poses for a photo in the School of Social Work Building at UConn Hartford

Social Work Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Address Mental Health

Kelly Sanchez '15 says social work allows her to return to her roots: 'The whole reason I did psychology was to work with people'

Portrait shot of Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga.

Fierberg Scholar Dreams of Being an Advocate for the Voiceless

Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga's experiences as a Muslim immigrant from Uganda inform her approach to social work

UConn Scholar Chronicles History and Debate over Military Recruitment in American Schools

'Breaking the War Habit' examines 100 years of recruitment and 'counter-recruitment' in schools

Judy Zachs ’77 MS and SSW Dean Nina Heller

School of Social Work Ph.D. Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The School continues to be the first and only social work program in Connecticut to offer degrees for bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. students.

UConn School of Social Work professor Cristina Wilson poses for a photo in front of the School of Social Work Building on the UConn Hartford campus on Sept. 1, 2022.

UConn Social Work Scholar Mogro-Wilson Achieves a Pair of ‘Firsts’ in Reaching Milestones

The first Latina to become a full professor in School history will also take the top spot at a prestigious academic journal, as the first person of color to hold the post

Jennifer Manuel Appointed New Associate Dean at School of Social Work

Manuel brings a long history of research, scholarship and service to community to her new role.

The volunteers distributing donations to refugees on the Ukrainian border, Russian-Ukrainian war concept.

School of Social Work Researchers Explore New Model to Sponsor Refugees

Their paper suggests a combination of community and private sponsorship could transform the future of refugee resettlement in the US

Commencement 2022 Highlights

On Saturday, May 7, 200 School of Social Work BSW, MSW and doctoral students gathered at Jorgenson Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate Commencement 2022.