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The social work professor has worked primarily in the community with individuals with severe mental illnesses in a model called Assertive Community Treatment
Professor Pajarita Charles' work is concentrated on supporting healthy child development among children of formerly incarcerated fathers.
Social Work Professor Lara Gerassi was noticing sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation on a daily basis as a social worker, and she eventually returned to school to dedicate a career to research in these areas.
A new professor in the School of Social Work specializes in helping adults with autism.
A 16-year-old boy is shown into the room. There are four tables set up in a rectangle; seven people sit around the ‘“U,” facing him.
Every one of the 6,517 students graduating this week has a unique story to tell about their UW–Madison experience — of challenges overcome, connections forged, contributions made.
New graduate options will be offered in fall 2016 through the part-time Master of Social Work Program offered in Eau Claire and Madison.
Wisconsin Companion Animal Resources, Education and Social Services provides basic veterinary care for pets in Dane County whose owners are experiencing homelessness or housing instability. But it also does much more.
A social work program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison boasts a nearly 100 percent placement rate for graduates, and the majority of those jobs are in Wisconsin.
Social work is an increasingly popular choice for veterans returning to graduate school. Just under 20 percent of graduate students receiving veteran’s benefits at UW–Madison are pursuing a master’s degree in social work, according to data from the UW–Madison Graduate School, while only 4 percent of graduate students overall are enrolled in the MSW Program.
Three teams and one individual have been chosen to receive the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s 2014 Administrative Improvement Award.
President Barack Obama has nominated Maria Cancian, an associate dean and professor in the College of Letters & Science, for assistant secretary for children and families (family support) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
A century ago, low-wage, hourly workers faced long shifts and low hourly pay.
While the holidays can be filled with joy, they can also be a struggle for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Betty Kramer, a professor in the School of Social Work, says it’s natural to have mixed feelings going into the holiday season.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison announced last week that it would be joining the University of Wisconsin System’s UW Flexible Option and offer a non-credit certificate in Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA) Counseling.
Melissa Guth, like many students, has to strike a balance between being a full-time student with her other commitments. Unlike most other students, Guth’s other main commitment is to her eight kids.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison master’s of Social Work degree program has been ranked among the best in the nation, according to a new survey done by TheBestSchools.org.