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.
With ‘Richmond [Re]Visited,’ social work students get a close look at Richmond’s history of housing and racial injustice
The annual event was planned and implemented by School of Social Work students, faculty and alumni to introduce future social workers to Richmond.
Students advocate for affordable housing in D.C. as part of fellowship program
Social work students from Virginia Commonwealth University got a unique opportunity this past March to get some hands-on experience and further their careers in social work through the Federal Policy Fellows program.
Real research: Elaine Williams examines how service providers can better serve needs of homeless youth
When Elaine Williams was in middle school, her family was evicted from its Richmond apartment. Then she became a VCU social work student and joined a participatory action research team to study youth homelessness.
Richmond youth who have faced homelessness and housing instability use research and advocacy to help others in similar situations
Members of the Advocates for Richmond Youth held a “pop-up, drop-in center” at Side By Side, a space in Richmond for LGBTQ+ youth, that offered free food, clothing, hygiene items, computer access for job searches, and legal assistance to any 14-to-24-year-olds experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
VCU faculty and student receive an 2016 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression Scholarship Award honorable mention
Faculty and student collaborate on paper, Queering the Social Work Classroom: Strategies for Increasing Inclusion of LGBTQ People.
VCU participates in the 62nd Annual Program Meeting
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work faculty, staff and Ph.D. students are preparing to attend the 62nd annual Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Introducing the 2016 Federal Policy Fellows
The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to announce the Federal Policy Fellows for 2016. The Federal Policy Fellows is a unique hands-on educational opportunity for social work students to travel to Washington D.C. to learn about policy making from lobbyists, advocates and policy makers. The 2015 Federal Policy Fellows visited the […]
Inaugural fellowship takes students to D.C.
Hands-on experience is essential to social work education. It reinforces the material taught in the classroom and provides opportunities for students to apply and practice what they have learned. The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work recognizes the importance of experience in education and is dedicated to not only providing opportunities for student experience but increasing […]