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 […]

BU Today: Jorge Delva Chosen as New School of Social Work Dean

Dr. Jorge Delva, a nationally recognized expert on substance abuse and ethnic health disparities, will assume his post as BUSSW’s new Dean on January 1, 2018. He aims to grow and develop BUSSW so that it becomes the most competitive choice for prospective students seeking “a top-notch education in social work research and practice.” He is committed to preparing the next […]

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 […]

BU Today: How Many Profs Does It Take to Teach Trauma?

One of our professors was recently featured in BU Today! Ellen DeVoe, a BUSSW associate professor of clinical practice, has extensive experience working with traumatized patients as a clinician. Her primary practice and scholarly focus includes the effects of violence exposure on children, domestic violence, and sexual abuse. Her research focuses on interventions with children and families to address violence. Learn more […]