3 Faculty Members Make Top 5 on List of Female Social Work Profs with Greatest Citation Impact

According to a review of the available data on women in social work academia that appeared in the Journal of Research on Social Work Practice (JRSWP), Drs. Shear, Waldfogel and El-Bassel are in the top five in a recent list showing citation impact of women academics in schools of social work. READ MORE

Social Intervention Group Receives $4.8 million NIH Grant to Take Next Steps in Fight against HIV in Kazakhstan

The study will focus on 1) integrating HIV care with harm reduction treatments and 2) testing real-world effectiveness. “Scaling up integrated, cost-effective HIV services is urgently needed,” said Professor El-Bassel. “Our study uses a state-of-the art implementation research design and will have important public health implications for improving HIV service delivery in injection-driven epidemic countries, especially in Central Asia.” READ MORE

Steven Schinke Receives Online Teaching Award

Steven Schinke, D’Elbert and Selma Keenan Professor of Social Work and director of our School’s online campus, has received the 2015 Excellence in Online Teaching Award from the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), the leading professional organization dedicated to integrating online education into the mainstream of higher education. READ MORE