School of Social Work

No. 25 M.S.W. Program in the U.S.

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Opioid grant funds expanded curriculum and field agencies, adds M.S.W. stipends

With an infrastructure of field placements and existing coursework focused on substance use, the VCU School of Social Work was well positioned to receive one of 10 opioid-focused grants from the National Council for Behavioral Health. “I think maybe those are some of the strengths that they saw in selecting us,” Karen Chartier, Ph.D., an […]

VCU professor collaborates on special issue of addictions journal

Virginia Commonwealth University assistant professor Karen Chartier, Ph.D., had the honor of developing a special issue of the American Journal on Addictions, which was published in August of this year.

Program trains the next generation of leaders in addiction studies from around the world

Amira Turner is pursuing a Master of Social Work and a Master of Science in Addiction Studies degree from the International Programme in Addiction Studies — a partnership between three of the world's top research universities in the field of addiction science: King's College London, the University of Adelaide in Australia and VCU.