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Project TI3: Awarded 5-Year Training Grant

October 22, 2018

Project TI3 will prepare interdisciplinary professionals to serve infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities who have high-intensity needs. The term “high-intensity needs” to refer to the needs of children with disabilities who have experienced trauma and require intensive, individualized interventions. High-intensity needs can also include a child identified as exhibiting challenging behaviors, experiencing social emotional ... Read more

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Dr. Tara Powell Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Recipient

October 19, 2018

Dr. Tara Powell (PI) has received an $800,000 grant in partnership with Americares from the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation. This grant will provide support for testing interventions related to support for health workers in Puerto Rico who were affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma in 2017. The project titled: “Healing for Health Workers: Building Mental ... Read more

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Study: Online Positive Psychology Exercises Improve Quality of Life in Hemodialysis Patients

October 10, 2018

Kidney dialysis patients who engage in technology-based positive psychology exercises during their treatments may significantly improve their depressive symptoms and quality of life, a new study found. Patients with depression who used tablet computers to complete brief positive psychology exercises online several times a week scored lower on depressive symptoms and reported that they felt ... Read more

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Now Offering iMSW Hybrid Classes in Chicago

October 9, 2018

Interested in the iMSW hybrid-online program? Learn more about our iMSW program options Attend an info session in Hinsdale Call us at (217) 333-2261 or email us as socialwork@illinois.edu for more info!   ... Read more