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Richard Calica, AM'73, has been named Director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. He began his appointment Thursday, Dec. 15, according to an announcement made by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. 


Robyn Golden, AM '81, and her colleagues at Rush University Medical Center recently received an award for developing partnerships between community agencies and caregiving institutions.


SSA hosts a mini-ball with the University of Chicago Medical Center in honor of World AIDS day.

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Article, (November 25, 2011)

In an op-ed, Professor Mark Courtney discusses California's plan to extend services...

Article, USA Today (November 25, 2011)

Professor Susan Lambert comments on the recent increase in the number of part-...

From Task-Centered Social Work to Evidence-based and Integrative Practice

Book Release: From Task-Centered Social Work to Evidence-based and Integrative Practice: Reflections on History and Implementation...

Article, Kansas City Star, November 18, 2011
Professor Jens Ludwig's research in cited in this article.


Called to Testify

Ashley Lepse

Child Welfare Witness

Many scholars don’t get an opportunity during their entire career to testify on Capitol Hill. Ashley Lepse has already done so as a Master’s student at SSA.