School of Social Work

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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.

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Bright Lights and Warm Wishes

As we say goodbye to 2022, the road ahead looks open and bright

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

School of Social Work Welcomes Innovations Institute to Improve Child and Family Services Nationwide

With the addition of Innovations Institute, the School expands UConn’s leadership and contributions nationwide

Kelly Sanchez, a third-year master’s student at the UConn School of Social Work, poses for a photo in the School of Social Work Building at UConn Hartford

Social Work Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship to Address Mental Health

Kelly Sanchez '15 says social work allows her to return to her roots: 'The whole reason I did psychology was to work with people'

Portrait shot of Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga.

Fierberg Scholar Dreams of Being an Advocate for the Voiceless

Faridah Kisekka-Sessanga's experiences as a Muslim immigrant from Uganda inform her approach to social work

UConn Scholar Chronicles History and Debate over Military Recruitment in American Schools

'Breaking the War Habit' examines 100 years of recruitment and 'counter-recruitment' in schools

The UConn Health Pulse Podcast logo.

Podcast: Serving the Underserved; Primary Care Outlook

Dr. Bruce Gould, UConn School of Medicine professor emeritus, explains how delivering care to underserved populations serves needs of today while preparing the next generation of health care providers to serve the needs of tomorrow.

Judy Zachs ’77 MS and SSW Dean Nina Heller

School of Social Work Ph.D. Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The School continues to be the first and only social work program in Connecticut to offer degrees for bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. students.

Radenka Maric, UConn's 17th President.

UConn Names Radenka Maric as 17th President

Maric, previously vice president for research, innovation, and entrepreneurship, has served as interim president since Feb. 1

UConn School of Social Work professor Cristina Wilson poses for a photo in front of the School of Social Work Building on the UConn Hartford campus on Sept. 1, 2022.

UConn Social Work Scholar Mogro-Wilson Achieves a Pair of ‘Firsts’ in Reaching Milestones

The first Latina to become a full professor in School history will also take the top spot at a prestigious academic journal, as the first person of color to hold the post