School of Social Work

Federal legislation has the potential to drastically and positively impact infants exposed to drugs and alcohol.

With Proposed Reauthorization of Federal Child Abuse Legislation, Researchers Make the Case to Better Help Substance-exposed Infants

Legislation could prove a major help to families, but much depends on implementation

UConn Researcher Adapting Mindfulness Program for LGBTQIA+ Youth for Online Use

Gio Iacono is translating a program to support LGBTQIA+ youth into an accessible virtual platform

Walking Down Memory Lane to Battle COVID Isolation

An unexpected result of a project designed to combat pandemic isolation changed the lives of a student and her 93-year-old project partner.

The UConn Health Pulse Podcast logo.

‘Urban Service Talks’ (About Interprofessional Learning)

The future physicians, dentists, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, and physician assistants who take part in the Connecticut Area Health Education Center's (CT AHEC) Urban Service Track/AHEC Scholars Program are walking the walk and now, talking the talk.

A pair of glasses sitting on a folded newspaper. Social work students who wrote letters to Connecticut newspapers say the experience helped improve their skills as social workers.

Social Work Students Turn to Old-Fashioned Advocacy

Clinical social work students learn the power of the written word to advocate through Letters to the Editor

Esther Pahl sitting on her deck

UConn Magazine: Esther Pahl is Still Making a Difference

At age 97, Esther Pahl ’52 MSW is still very much making a difference.

headshot of Dr. Andrew Agwunobi

UConn Health CEO Dr. Andrew Agwunobi Selected as University’s Interim President

UConn Health CEO Dr. Andrew Agwunobi will begin as UConn's Interim President beginning on July 1, 2021

Connecticut's medication-assisted treatment programs for opioid addiction have impressive retention rates, according to a new study, although more research is needed on related questions.

UConn Study: Connecticut’s Medication-assisted Opioid Treatment Programs Retain Patients at Higher Rates

New strategies are needed to help boost retention rates among younger people

Rentschler field video board with "Congratulations, Class of 2021!" message

School of Social Work Graduates 164 During Return to In-Person Commencement Ceremonies

BSW, MSW, and Ph.D. students celebrate at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field

Asylum seekers from El Salvador and Honduras arrive in the US. The number of refugees permitted entry into the US shrank to new lows under the Trump administration. (Photo by ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images)

The Role of Communities in Refugee Resettlement

'Volunteers can help address real problems facing refugees'