School of Social Work

A young man puts his hand on the shoulder of a companion in a reassuring gesture.

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

Intersex-inclusive pride flag. New LGBTQIA+ Progress pride flag.

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'

Wilbur Cross with fall foliage. Oct. 12, 2021.

UConn Holds Steady at No. 26 Rank Among Public Universities

In the overall rankings that comprise all public and private institutions nationwide, UConn jumped nine spots from last year

School of Social Work Ph.D. student Madri Hall-Faul

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.

A Pride flag in the foreground, with a mental health professional seated in the distance.

Supporting the Mental Health Crisis Workforce to Address the Needs of the LGBTQ+

The UConn School of Social Work’s Innovations Institute has launched a new training program for crisis counselors and first responders

A mother with her two sons.

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

Eight students in cycling gear

UConn Medical, Dental Students Complete 18th X-Country Bike Tour

A record eight students carry on the UConn Health first-year summer tradition Coast to Coast for a Cause

Jonathan XV standing in front of the UConn gateway sign.

Jonathan XV has Arrived, and Doggone it, He’s Adorable

UConn Nation got a doggone great surprise on Wednesday with the introduction of mascot-in-training Jonathan XV

Joyce Lopes stands in front of Starr Hall

Dual-Degree Student Brings Social Work Concepts to Law Clinic

Joyce Lopes JD/MSW '24 is the first student to work in the Criminal Defense Clinic as part of the School of Social Work's fieldwork requirement.

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

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'