June 30, 2021

Two new faculty join the School of Social Work community

On July 1, the School of Social Work welcomes two new faculty members: Hyun-Jun Kim and Margaret Kuklinski. Both are currently affiliated with two of the School’s research and innovation centers.

June 29, 2021

A School of Social Work leader reflects on the discovery of unmarked Indigenous gravesites

Read “When will Native lives matter?” by Christina Coad, executive director of the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence and an Indigenous woman of Oneida and European descent.

June 18, 2021

Study finds increased depression and anxiety among Washington’s Latino communities during pandemic

In a report released recently by the Latino Center for Health, researchers found that 13% of Latino participants surveyed met the criteria for “depression likely” and 16 percent were seen as “anxiety likely.”

June 15, 2021

Collaborative study details challenges faced by field education services during the pandemic

When the pandemic struck in spring 2020, social work students, community agencies and field education programs had to transition quickly to a virtual setting—for most, uncharted territory.

June 10, 2021

Anthony Ishisaka honored with UW Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award

Anthony Ishisaka, former School of Social Work associate dean for academic affairs, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Legacy Award by the University of Washington this month.