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BU’s Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research Wins National Award for Innovative Training Program

The Boston University Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) has been selected by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging as a winner of the Promising Practices Award, which highlights organizations that are moving away from conventional practices by developing and implementing new and innovative approaches in aging well or long-term care and senior living communities. […]

BUSSW’s Renee Spencer Receives a William T. Grant Research Award

The William T. Grant Foundation is pleased to announce that Renee Spencer, Dept. of Human Behavior, School of Social Work, Boston University, is part of a Research Award under the Foundation’s Reducing Inequality focus area, which funds high quality, empirical projects that examine programs, policies, and practices that can reduce inequality among young people in […]

Special supplement to American Journal of Public Health focuses on social work and public health

New research from the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health at Boston University available on AJPH.org Washington, D.C., December 13, 2017 — A special supplement to the American Journal of Public Health published today explores new perspectives and research on the role of social work in public health. Articles in this supplement tackle […]

BUSSW faculty receive RWJF grant to explore a question with housing policy implications

Does the value of housing assistance impact health outcomes? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded $99,850 to two BUSSW faculty members affiliated with the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) at Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW). Thomas Byrne, assistant professor, BUSSW, and Daniel P. Miller, associate professor, BUSSW, will […]