Feelings of Economic Insecurity and Perceptions of Income Inequality Influence Parents’ Endorsement of Authoritarian Practices

February 18, 2019

White parents who feel that they’re falling through the cracks of today’s economy may be more likely to believe in authoritarian parenting practices such as spanking and demanding obedience, a new study found. “Compared with the highest earners, whites who perceived themselves to be members of the lower or working class were 25 percent more ... Read more

Educational Differences in Cognitive Life Expectancy Among Older Adults in Brazil

February 8, 2019

Brazil, as many other countries in the world, has experienced fast growth of its older adult population. With population aging, issues related to cognitive impairment become increasingly urgent because old age is a major risk factor for cognitive decline. Evidence indicates that older adults in developing countries have lower levels of cognition when compared to ... Read more

School of Social Work Ranked #5 in Top Online Degree Programs

January 31, 2019 has selected University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as one of the Best Master’s in Social Work Programs for 2019. The School of Social Work is ranked #5 out of the top 45 online programs. Results are based on academic quality, student success and affordability. Learn more ... Read more


CEU Event for Field Instructors

January 4, 2019

April 5, 2019 School of Social Work 1010 West Nevada, Urbana CEU Event (9am-12 noon) 3 CEU’s Provided In appreciation for your partnership with the School of Social Work, you are invited to attend a complimentary CEU event featuring Dr. Jan Carter-Black, Teaching Professor at the School of Social Work. Many of you have asked ... Read more