Study Finds Young Women of Color in Hartford Use Social Media to Navigate Relationships and Meet Developmental Needs
'Social media allows girls to connect with their peers and friends, to nurture and observe the growth of these relationships, and to work out issues in those relationships'
Social Work Research Explores the Effects of ‘Enduring Relationships’ for Older Youth in Foster Care
On any given day, 93,000 young people aged 14 and older are in foster care in the US
UConn Social Work Researcher Investigates a Mindfulness Mental Health Intervention for LGBTQIA+ Youth
'There are significant mental and sexual health disparities among LGBTQIA+ youth that require urgent attention'
Q&A: Meet the School of Social Work Ph.D. Student Madri Hall-Faul
Hall-Faul's research focuses on how social welfare policy affects the social and economic rights of families living in poverty.
Social Work Research Informs Effort to Improve Equity in Early Childhood Intervention
A diverse workforce is needed to meet the needs of a diverse community
Laura Curran Named as Next Dean of UConn School of Social Work
'Dr. Curran demonstrates a clear understanding of the mission of our School of Social Work, with a commitment to social, racial, and economic justice and the improvement of human well-being'
New Scholars in Aging Program Prepares Social Work Students to Serve Growing Older Adult Population
The program fills a critical need for Connecticut, which has the 6th highest population of adults 65 and older in the nation
UConn School of Social Work Celebrates 75th Anniversary
Over nearly eight decades, the School has grown to become a vital institution with national and global reach
Social Work Researcher Seeks to Re-engage Black and African American Older Adults Isolated by COVID-19
Working to reconnect people with the activities and social ties that sustained them before the pandemic
UConn Nursing, Social Work Awarded $6M to Address Workforce Shortages in Critical Fields
The funds will help grow the ranks of social workers and nurses in Connecticut