News

August 20, 2013
Alumnae named 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion MSW alumnae Pat Beckett, the executive director of the Children's Center, has been named a 2013 Behavioral Healthcare Champion by Behavioral Healthcare magazine. Read more
August 20, 2013
Liaison librarian Arif Jamal is recognized for helping students, staff, and faculty refine their research Read more
August 14, 2013
Intern helps children get a free lunch Social Work student Matthew McParland is working with this summer to coordinate the free lunch program at the UPMC Health for Life Summer Camp Program in Braddock. The program serves about 40 children a day. Read more
August 13, 2013
Fall 2013 CRSP Speaker Series Schedule Announced Read more
August 13, 2013
2013-2014 School of Social Work Speaker Series Schedule Announced Read more
August 09, 2013
Doctoral Program Director talks about client violence In light of the recent shootings at two law firms, Doctoral Program Director Christina Newhill talks about client violence and risk factors. Read more
August 09, 2013
Helen Cahalane talks to NPR You can now listen to Helen Cahalane’s NPR interview about aging out of the foster care system. Read more
August 09, 2013
Seeking nominations for the 2014 Community Practice Award The Community Practice Award ($1,000 student support account – so student need to be continuing for at least the fall 2014 term) will be presented in 2013 and is included in the School’s afternoon of recognition for graduating students. Read more
August 01, 2013
Retiring Professor Gary Koeske will be missed Dr. Gary Koeske touched the lives of many students over the years. Read about some of their best memories. Read more
July 31, 2013
Cynthia Bradley King elected to board Field Assistant Professor and Academic Coordinator, Child Welfare Education for Baccalaureates Cynthia Bradley King was elected second vice chair for the board of trustees of Family Services of Western Pennsylvania for the 2013-14 board term. Read more
July 26, 2013
Tracy Soska named a Dignity & Respect Champion Assistant Professor and Director of Continuing Education Tracy Soska is being recognized for his commitment to his students and local communities. Read more
July 22, 2013
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editorial focuses on CRSP summit The editorial, "Tragic numbers: Local efforts address the plight of black males," reminds readers that this is a population that cannot be ignored. Read more
July 19, 2013
School of Social Work Helps Young People Find Their Way Following Foster Care The 2013 Independent Living Youth Retreat, sponsored by the Pitt School of Social Work’s Pennsylvania Child Welfare Resource Center, is designed to help young people aging out of foster care make a smoother transition into adulthood. Media coverage will be welcome. Read more
July 19, 2013
COSA Chair appointed to County Board COSA Chair and Continuing Education Director Tracy Soska was appointed to the Homeless Alliance Advisory Board. The Board assists in reviewing public policy, programs, activities, data and all other efforts that will eliminate homelessness and improve the well-being of homeless persons and families. Read more
July 19, 2013
Fall 2013 Continuing Education Program Schedule Now Available The Continuing Education Program offers and supports Post-Graduate Certificate Programs, Specialization Training Certificates, and Training Series. Visit the CE page for more information about the Fall 2013 programs. Read more