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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

BUSSW Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm’s New Publication Presents Guidelines for Conducting Culturally Relevant and Clinically Effective Intervention with Asian American Families

BUSSW’s Hyeouk Chris Hahm, Associate Professor and Chair of the Social Research Department, recently produced and co-edited her latest publication titled Asian American Parenting: Family Process and Intervention. The text provides social workers, mental health professionals, and practitioners with data-rich guidelines for conducting culturally relevant and clinically effective intervention with... More

$300,000 awarded to the Boston University School of Social Work Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) to advance work at the intersection of social work and public health

Boston (Oct. 19, 2017) – The Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health (CISWH) at the Boston University School of Social Work (BUSSW) has received a grant of $300,000 from the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration to strengthen public health social work (PHSW) education at Boston University and nationally. PHSW... More

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... More

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

Professor Phillipe Copeland to Receive 2017 Teaching Excellence Award

We are happy to announce that Dr. Phillipe Copeland, Clinical Assistant Professor at BU School of Social Work, has been chosen to receive the 2017 Teaching Excellence Award by the Boston University School of Social Work Class of 2017! The award will be presented during the Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May... More