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

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Illinois Social Work Presenters at CSWE

October 16, 2017

Council on Social Work Education 63rd Annual Program Meeting Dallas, Texas Sheraton Dallas Hotel October 19–22, 2017 Dean Steve Anderson Friday, October 20, 2017 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Towards New Competencies: Global Issues in the Social Work Curriculum Saturday, October 21, 2017 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Kinship Provider Perspectives on Caregiving Related Health ... 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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DACA Recipient Visits D.C. To Plead For DREAM Act

October 11, 2017

By Rachel Otwell • Oct 9, 2017 |  NPR Illinois Online article About a hundred students traveled to Washington D.C. last week to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act. Among them was Bruna Cardoso, a University of Illinois, School of Social Work graduate student. She came to the U.S. as a child from Brazil, ... Read more