Summer 2014 Features:

Departments:

  • Viewpoint: From the Dean - Promoting Prevention
  • Conversation - It Takes a Village
  • Ideas
    • Before It HappensPreventing violence is an academic focus for a select group of SSA students
    • Making A ConnectionA new intervention improves communication and trust between therapists and clients from different cultures
    • Policy at the Street-LevelA new book looks at the politics and practices of workfare around the world
  • Inside Social Service Review
  • A Voice From the Field
    • Advocacy Through ResearchLouise Doss Martin has used social work research to advocate for improved health care for women and children, the mentally ill and the homeless.
  • Behind the Numbers
    • The Youngest Workers - 168 million: Children under the age of 14 involved in child labor worldwide. Child labor is a lot more common than you might realize.
Jeff Simms

Jeff Simms, AM '12

"I chose to study social work, and especially policy, because I believe working at that level is where one can truly affect some of the wider causes of poverty and homelessness."