Social Work News

Recent Study Recognizes Social Workers as "Specialists in Social Care"

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A new study by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine champions social workers for their critical role in providing social care and increasing positive health outcomes.
Dec 30, 2020

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A Conversation about Sustainability

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From the SU Newsroom: a conversation with co-chairs of the President's Committee for Sustainability.
Dec 23, 2019

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"Healing Justice" Project Receives Grant

Associate professor of Sociology, Rachel E. Luft, PhD, leads a research project called "Healing Justice: Emergent Well being Practices in Social Movements for Racial and Gender Justice." The project was recently awarded a large grant to continue research.
Dec 16, 2019

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New Statistics on Social Work Education

The Council on Social Work Education submits an annual survey of social work programs across the United States to gather information about programs and students. Here is a summary of this year’s survey results:
Dec 12, 2019

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Increased Mental Health Services on Campus

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Due to the increased number of students needing access to the care that CAPS provides, the university is taking action. An endowment called Campaign for Seattle University: Mental Health and Wellness Endowment will “allow CAPS to hire a full time permanent case manager who will be tasked with connecting students to ongoing specialized care when necessary (Potter & Black, 2019)."
Nov 25, 2019

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