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Join us Oct. 13: A social work lens on the political landscape of election season

The VCU School of Social Work, with support from the C. Bernard Scotch Fund, presents Social Work, Policy and Politics: The Landscape Ahead of November.   JOIN US!When: Noon-1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 13Where: Online. Register, and a link will be emailed to you. Social work plays a key role in the political process, promoting voter […]

Social work-led project to reduce homelessness receives $800K+ grant

Two VCU School of Social Work associate professors, Maurice N. Gattis, Ph.D., and M. Alex Wagaman, Ph.D., have secured a Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grant The $883,014 grant builds on a previously funded project and will work to reduce homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth, pregnant and parenting youth, and young people at the intersection […]

Discussion explores best foster care practices for engaging youth identifying as LGBTQ+

The VCU School of Social Work and its Child Welfare Stipend Program hosted a panel discussion, Fostering Truth: A Conversation About Best Practices in Working with and Engaging Youth in Foster Care who Identify as LGBTQ+, on April 28, 2021. The panel session, available for viewing through the YouTube archive above, featured: Mikaela Doench, M.S.W. […]

6 student fellows join school task force focused on racial justice and equity

The VCU School of Social Work has selected six students for new Radical Alliance for Anti-Racism, Change and Equity (RAACE) student fellowships as part of efforts in the school to conduct a self-examination of oppression and anti-Blackness. The students represent the Association of Black Social Workers at VCU student organization and the school’s three academic […]

Social work faculty and student researchers presenting at SSWR 2021

Twenty-four VCU School of Social Work faculty and students, representing 26 research initiatives, will be part of the annual Society for Social Work and Research’s virtual conference Jan. 19-22, 2021. The breakdown: 15 faculty, eight Ph.D. students and candidates, and one post-doctoral student. Three faculty are also serving as co-chair or moderators for topical clusters. […]

Richmond wins national youth homelessness award, with help from social work faculty

VCU School of Social Work faculty M. Alex Wagaman, Ph.D., and Maurice Gattis, Ph.D., were instrumental in writing a grant proposal that helped Richmond become one of 10 cities to win a Grand Challenge award. The project will tackle homelessness among LGBTQ+ youth and youth of color. A Way Home America, a national advocacy and research […]

Social work faculty’s research gets presidential-level funding

Two VCU School of Social Work professors’ research has been recognized at the highest university level, earning financial support from the 2019 Presidential Research Quest Fund.

Virginia Commonwealth University faculty and student APM presentations and discussions

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 64th CSWE Annual Program Meeting.

VCU presentations at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 22nd Society for Social Work and Research annual conference.

VCU CSWE Annual Program Meeting presentations

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 63rd CSWE Annual Program Meeting.

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