School of Social Work
Q&A: Meet the School of Social Work Ph.D. Student Alberto Cifuentes, Jr.
Cifuentes, Jr.’s research focuses on the effects of stigmatization on an under-studied group: male sex workers.
UConn School of Social Work Launches Fully Online and Part-time Master’s Degree Program
The new program offers access and affordability to meet the growing demand for social workers nationwide
Kesem: Camp, Care, and Connections for Kids Impacted by a Parent’s Cancer
Camp Kesem UConn is gearing up to host its third summer camp to support children whose caregivers have cancer
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'
InCHIP Seeds New Projects Aimed at Improving Human Health
InCHIP has funded seven innovative pilot studies that aim to improve public and human health and wellbeing consistent with UConn's mission
Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez Named Director of the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health
The Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health is now led by Director Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez, also a newly appointed affiliate faculty member in the UConn School of Social Work.
UConn School of Social Work’s Innovations Institute Expands Expertise to Promote the Well-being of Infants and Young Children
'For some children the need for mental health support—and the questions their parents have around social and emotional development—start well before school'
EPA Awards $5M Grant to Support UConn’s Technical Assistance for Brownfields Program
Brownfield sites may present environmentally hazardous conditions for residents residing near such properties.
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'