Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health to Spearhead Nationwide Multidisciplinary Initiative to Advance Care for Children with Medical Complexity

Boston (Sept. 1, 2017) – The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau has awarded the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) at the Boston University (BU) School of Social Work funding to lead a project aimed at testing and spreading innovative care delivery and payment models […]

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Over $130,000 to CADER at Boston University

Initiative supports Age-Friendly New Bedford Coalition WATERTOWN, MA – Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced a two-year grant of $138,889 to Trustees of Boston University to create community outreach and educational campaigns focused on reducing the stigma of mental illness and social isolation. The grant reflects the Foundation’s commitment to building healthier communities by promoting collaboration […]

Recent Events in Charlottesville, Virginia

In light of recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, we at BUSSW remain firmly committed to the values of our profession. We stand for human rights and for equity and inclusion of all peoples; we stand against racism, anti-Semitism, and bigotry of all types. Dean Gail Steketee  Image source

Boston University hosts “Cities & Kids”

On March 23, 2017, in the Metcalf Trustee Center, Boston University Initiative on Cities hosted “Cities & Kids: Enabling Optimal Development for Urban Youth,” in partnership with Boston University School of Public Health. With more that 80% of American youth living in urban areas, children are affected by the social, natural and built environments of […]