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

Professional Education Program Announces Boston Children’s Hospital Partnership

In partnership with the Boston Children's Hospital, the Professional Education Programs department has announced the launch of a 12-week certificate program in cognitive behavioral treatment (CBT). CBT is one of the few forms of psychotherapy that has been scientifically tested and found to be effective in many trials for many different disorders. In... More

BUSSW Hosts First Macro Mixer

On Wednesday, February 8, the BU School of Social Work Admissions Office hosted its first Macro Matters Mixer, an effort to raise awareness about the macro side of social work and to offer an opportunity for networking amongst various audiences. Faculty, staff, alumni and current students gathered to mix and mingle... More

BUSSW Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Robert D. Eschmann is completing his PhD at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Eschmann’s research focuses on social media and youth development, urban education reform, the geography of poverty, and adolescent experiences with violence, prejudice, and discrimination. His current work utilizes a sample of high achieving... More

BUSSW Community Activism in Action

In solidarity with those who may be affected by actions that are inconsistent with our social work values, our Code of Ethics, and the standards of our profession, BU School of Social Work community members are leading the charge for social justice.  Following our NASW Code of Ethics, our community has and can... More