School of Social Work
Peter Papallo: A Full-Circle Career Comes to a Close
Having landed in a social work career by happenstance, School of Social Work instructor Peter Papallo is retiring after decades as a clinician and teacher.
Too Hot or Too Cold? UConn Researcher Finds ‘Goldilocks Problem’ in Child Welfare Decision-Making
A major tool widely used in child welfare decision-making - and the way agencies try to implement it - may be hindering social workers.
Two Social Work Alums Hired to Head Up University Mental Health Efforts
New hires bring decades of experience to carry out UConn's mental health support plans.
Public Policy, Social Work Researchers: Antipoverty Programs Can Help Reduce Child Neglect
Breaking down policy 'silos' would provide significant benefit to children and families.
UConn Researcher Offers Lessons Learned from a Pre-Pandemic Study of Telemedicine Use
Looking beyond the numbers to better understand a complex health care question.
An Intimate Reflection on Motherhood, Family, Academia, and Inequality During a Pandemic
How three scholars took an untraditional approach to exploring the experiences of new mothers during the pandemic.
MSW Students Among UConn Contact Tracers Helping State Fight COVID-19
Nearly 100 UConn students, including 11 students in the Master of Social Work (MSW) program, are doing their part to stem the spread of COVID-19 through working as contact tracers for the state Department of Public Health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), case investigation and contact tracing is key to […]
New Social Work-DCF Partnership Prepares Students to Work With Latino Families
The School of Social Work has launched a new track for Spanish-speaking Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) students, which prepares them to work with Latino families in child welfare and protection.