SSA is helping China build a rapidly growing social work infrastructure for more than a billion citizens
SSA alumni face many familiar issues when working overseas, but it’s the cultural, structural and administrative differences that really test their abilities
We challenge our students to dig deeper to understand the root causes and human costs of social problems.
SSA has defined how the world understands the field of social work and the problems it addresses.
SSA's approach is interdisciplinary and intellectually pluralistic.
At SSA, practice and policy are complementary.
"I loved the variety of the coursework at SSA, the exposure to multiple disciplines, and the interaction between future clinicians and would-be program administrators."
Waldo E. Johnson, Jr. discusses issues faced by African American males
Harold Pollack says the presence of a gun dramatically increases probability of a death or suicide
Camille Farrington says benchmarking gives students every opportunity to succeed
Courtney: Every $1 IL invested on extended foster care, youth & society received $2 in benefits
Matt Epperson: Rauner reform panel should include formerly incarcerated
Susan Lambert quoted in: The Spy Who Fired Me
UChicago Crime Lab and partners open design competition for innovative ideas to help at-risk youth
'Alcohol is more dangerous than drug dealing or gangs' by Harold Pollack
Lambert cited in Walmart pay rise obscures shift in US labour market
Susan Lambert comments about the phenomenon of “clopenings”
Harold Pollack: Minority workers more likely to make withdrawals from retirement plans
Crime Lab research cited in $10 million gift to expand summer jobs program for at-risk youth
Wendy Fine, AM '00 of Youth Guidance: "Marcus Norris really deserves to smile."
Matthew Epperson reports incarcerated people with mental illness are at great risk of suffering more problems
Susan Lambert: unpredictable scheduling has negative impact on lower-wage workers
Apr 1, 3:00 PM: SSA Faculty Meeting
Apr 1, 4:30 PM: Latin@ Student Association 1st Open Meeting
Apr 1, 6:00 PM: Brain Teasers: Cracking the Mind's Toughest Riddles
Apr 2, 12:00 PM: Doctoral Workshops
Apr 2, 12:00 PM: Latin@ Social Work Association
Apr 4, 9:00 AM: EEP Second Year Social Administration
Apr 4, 11:00 AM: SGA Open Meeting
Apr 6, 12:00 PM: Community Programs Accelerator brown bag lunch
Apr 7, 12:00 PM: Michael M. Davis Lecture Series: John Schneider
Apr 8, 3:00 PM: Michael M. Davis Lecture Series: Ron Haskins
Apr 8, 5:30 PM: Spanish for Social Workers: Advanced
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