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School of Social Work Ranked 6th in World, According to CWUR

October 27, 2017

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Social Work, ranked 6th in the world in Center for World University Rankings , according to the (CWUR). These 2017 CWUR rankings are based on the number of research articles in top-tier journals, and strongly reflect on the research productivity of various schools; the CWUR Rankings by ... Read more

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New iMSW Program-Fully Online

October 19, 2017

Introducing the fully online iMSW program in Leadership and Social Change. The iMSW in Leadership and Social Change is a part-time MSW program that offers convenience and flexibility for practitioners who live in rural and urban communities that are a distance from the University  of Illinois campus, as well as for practitioners who live in ... Read more

Dr. Douglas Smith Releases New Book

October 16, 2017

This book addresses how a societal shift in the timing of developmental tasks affects treatment outcomes for substance use disorders, which are among the most highly prevalent and costly mental health problems in the United States. It presents readers with a summary of the developmental period of emerging adulthood as well as a comprehensive review ... Read more

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New Dean, Steven Anderson, Sees Bright Future for School of Social Work

September 11, 2017

“I’m very excited to be returning to the U. of I.,” Anderson said. “I spent a lot of time in my career here conducting research, teaching and developing curriculum. I’m really excited about the personnel who are in place. I know the school and the university, so for me it’s a great opportunity, and I’m ... Read more

Local Trauma Training Opportunity for Social Workers (CEUs available)

February 3, 2017

Champaign County is looking for individuals who want to help: educate others in the community, their organizations, groups or families about trauma families, community members, & their peers heal! share resources with those impacted by trauma(s) & help identify and find healing and helpful solutions Choose one of these upcoming sessions: March 2nd & 3rd ... Read more

Join us at the 21st Annual SSWR Conference in New Orleans

December 19, 2016

Friday, January 13, 2017 9:00am – 10:00 am New Orleans Marriott Lafayette Room, 41st Floor 555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130 Enjoy a morning break and classic New Orleans treats including beignets, king cakes and Café Au Lait. RSVP by January 6, 2017 ... Read more

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School of Social Work Luncheon @ the Chicago Area Illini Days

November 9, 2016

Thursday, November 17, 2016 12-1:30 p.m. Orange and Blue Conference Room Illini Center 200 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 “Promoting innovation in social work practice with vulnerable children and families” – 0.5 CEU Speaker: Dr. Kimberley A. Mann- Project Director, IB3, UIUC “Innovations in school-based mental health: Integration of technology into programming for children ... Read more

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MSW Program Virtual Info Session

September 21, 2016

Prospective students will have the opportunity to learn about our campus MSW and outreach (iMSW) programs, the application process, our school, and our faculty. Join us on: November 15, 2016 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. (CST) Questions? E-mail: socialwork@illinois.edu or give us a call at (217) 333-2261.     ... Read more

Open Rank Faculty Position- Apply Now

September 14, 2016

The School of Social Work invites applications for an open rank faculty position with a starting date of August 16, 2017. Applicants at all ranks and relevant disciplines will be considered. We are seeking faculty whose research and teaching focus on strategic needs across programs. This position is aligned with campus strategic priorities. Candidates can ... Read more

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Social Work Homecoming 2016

August 22, 2016

CEU Workshop: Maternal Mental Health and Associated Disparities (3 CEU’s) 1:00-4:00pm School of Social Work 1010 W. Nevada St., Room 2015 Urbana, IL 61801 Maternal mental health problems are common and affect 12-20% of women during pregnancy and the postpartum period, yet many women will not receive proper care. When identified, maternal disorders such as ... Read more