Research News

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

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