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Lady Gaga Announces Support for Journey of Hope

December 7, 2017

In October, Lady Gaga released a statement via her Born This Way Foundation announcing she’s supporting Save the Children’s Journey of Hope program, which helps young people cope with their emotions during difficult times. Journey of Hope, a school-based psychosocial intervention, was co-developed by University of Illinois Social Work professor Tara M. Powell and colleagues ... Read more

Davis Named Recipient of the 2018 SSWR Doctoral Dissertation Award

December 5, 2017

Jordan Davis, PhD ’17 has been named recipient of the 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Outstanding Social Work Doctoral Dissertation Award for his dissertation entitled, “Effect of Mindfulness Based on Relapse Prevention on Developmental Trends, Stress, and Substance Use among Adults in Residential Substance Use Treatment.” Jordan’s research was judged by members of ... Read more

BHWELL Program to Help Provide Mental Health Services to High-Need Areas in Illinois

November 10, 2017

A newly funded initiative at the University of Illinois is expanding the number of behavioral health providers available to care for residents in medically underserved and rural communities throughout Illinois. The Illinois Behavioral Health Workforce Education, Leadership and Learning program will train 116 master’s of social work students to provide collaborative behavioral health care services ... Read more

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PhD Program Informational Luncheon

October 30, 2017

Thursday, November 16 2017 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. School of Social Work 1010 W. Nevada Urbana IL 2nd Floor, Room 2015 See if the School of Social Work PhD program is right for you! Meet Social Work faculty and learn about their current research. Hear from current PhD students and about their experience in our PhD ... Read more