December 17, 2014
Newsmaker: Stephanie Y. Brown MSW alumna Stephanie Y. Brown was hired as an adoption and permanency specialist at Jewish Family & Children's Services. She works with children in the foster care system and prepares them for families wishing to adopt. Read more
December 15, 2014
SSW Research Associate funded by The Heinz Endowments to examine the “School-to-Prison Pipeline” Dr. James P. Huguley, Research Associate in the School of Social Work and the Center on Race and Social Problems, has received $48,309 from The Heinz Endowments to study the problems and identify the remedies relating to racial disparities in school discipline in the Pittsburgh region. Read more
December 15, 2014
BASW Licensure now available in Pennsylvania! “Social work licensure at the bachelor’s level in Pennsylvania provides an additional level of credentialing that supports social work professionals at all levels." says BASW Program Director Keith Caldwell. Read more
December 11, 2014
SSW Professor Offers Advice on Supporting Friends with Alzheimer’s and Terminal Illness “Whether it’s Alzheimer’s or a terminal illness, having a friend say, ‘this must be awful for you,’ and then listening—that can be enormous, ” That's the advice Professor Richard Morycz gives to those offering their support to friends battling Alzheimer’s and cancer. Read more