School of Social Work

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Data Experts at School of Social Work’s National SOGIE Center Take Lead Role in Supporting Justice-Involved LGBTQ+ and Two-Spirit Youth

The National SOGIE Center, at the School of Social Work’s Innovations Institute, has partnered with The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges in a new U.S. Department of Justice grant to develop a National Resource Center to support Justice-Involved LGBTQ2S+ Youth

Inaugural InCHIP Dissertation Assistantship Award Supports Public Health Research

The assistantship aims to fill a gap by providing support to graduate students in the social sciences as they complete dissertations related to health

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

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UConn Research Announces First Recipients of Seed Funding For Inclusive Research Initiatives

JEDI – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – rewards projects that support interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and creative work

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

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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

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$10 Million for National Early Childhood Intervention Personnel Development Equity Center Awarded to UConn

'At UConn inclusion and belonging is woven into everything we do'

Q&A: Meet the School of Social Work Ph.D. Student Jenna Powers

Powers has two separate but similar areas of research, both based on the idea that the people with lived experiences of the social issues she studies are the experts.

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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.