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Noroña named 2018’s emerging leader by NASW-MA

March 29, 2018 — The National Association of Social Workers’ Massachusetts Chapter presents six awards to social workers each year who have made extraordinary contributions to their community and their field. Carmen Rosa Noroña, LCSW, CEIS, MS.Ed—a 2012 BUSSW BRIDGE Program graduate—is this year’s Emerging Leader. Noroña is currently the clinical coordinator of... More

Dawn Belkin Martinez wins NASW award for social change

March 28, 2018 — Every year, the NASW pays tribute to the Eastern Massachusetts Chapter’s first Executive Director with the Beverly Ross Fliegel Award for Greatest Contribution to Social Policy and Change. This year’s winner is Dawn Belkin Martinez, associate clinical professor at BUSSW and Director of the BRIDGE Program, a supportively-structured... More

Nancy Kaye Honored by NASW-AZ with Lifetime Achievement Award

March 27, 2017 — Every social work organization celebrates Social Work Month in a unique way. In Arizona, the NASW has an annual awards tradition that recognizes two AZ-based social workers who have made outstanding contributions to their field and community. We are proud to announce that this year's winner for the... More

U.S. News Ranks BU School of Social Work Among Top 10 in the Nation

March 20, 2018 — The most recent U.S. News edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” ranks the Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) #10 in the country, up from its #12 ranking in 2016. “We are thrilled to learn of our top 10 ranking by U.S. News, the first time we... More

BUSSW faculty roll out groundbreaking addiction training program

Boston University School of Social Work takes over the most recent issue of Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions with a multi-part special feature on the school’s emerging Alcohol and Other Drugs Education Program (ADEP). ADEP, an initiative started in 2017 to promote better education about addiction, provides... More

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... More