September 25, 2017

Fall art exhibit highlights homelessness and the power of healing

The "Telling Our Stories: Art and Homelessness" exhibit opens Oct. 11 and runs until Dec. 15, 2017 at the UW School of Social Work First Floor Gallery, Monday thru Friday,  8 – 6 p.m. The art pieces speak to themes of hope, healing, reconnection and finding home.

September 20, 2017

New partnership creates innovative collaborate care model for people with mental illness

A groundbreaking partnership between the School of Social Work, UW Psychiatry, and the King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division will work alongside consumers and provider organizations to create, implement, and test an innovative integrative model, which is widely seen as the future of health care for an especially difficult-to-treat population.

September 19, 2017

Forefront forges surprising partnership to tackle suicide prevention

In a remarkable example of finding common ground to advance social good, the School-led Forefront Suicide Prevention has formed an alliance with the National Rifle Association (NRA), Second Amendment Foundation, and other seemingly unlikely partners to prevent suicide in Washington state.

September 18, 2017

NIH grant, a first to study the impact of dementia-related illnesses on LGBT older adults

Professor Karen Fredriksen Goldsen has been awarded a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute to study aging LGBT older adults living with Alzheimer’s disease and its impact on their caregivers.

September 18, 2017

School partners with UW innovation hub to foster startup mindset for social sector

The School of Social Work and CoMotion, the university’s collaborative innovation hub, speak the same language. It was only a matter of time before they would join forces to apply cross-disciplinary expertise to addressing persistent social problems.