SSA shares ideas with Chinese university colleagues about curriculum, field education.
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."
Jens Ludwig: U.S. Spends More on Homeowner Subsidies Than on Affordable Housing
Waldo Johnson, Jr. and Eddie Bocanegra discuss controversy surrounding title of movie Chiraq
Julia Henly presented Dean's Lecture at UTexas-San Antonio College of Public Policy
Susan Lambert and Julia Henly find child care benefits can be lost if a worker’s hours are decreased
Jens Ludwig argues that policymakers should consider the financial impact of declining prison population
Matthew Epperson: Reducing Illinois prison population is a marathon, not a sprint
Susan Lambert found that 47 percent of part-time workers receive schedules less than a week in advance
Article cites Melissa Roderick's research: Students in IB programs are 40 percent more likely to attend a four-year college
Mark Courtney’s research supports extension of services to foster youth up to age 21
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
Nancy Chertok cited on how to develop and retain quality field instructors
Apr 25, 10:30 AM: Strengths Quest
Apr 25, 11:00 AM: SGA Open Meeting
Apr 27, 12:00 PM: Workshop: Introduction to EMDR
Apr 27, 4:30 PM: ISW Program of Study Meeting
Apr 28, 12:00 PM: Michael M. Davis Lecture Series: Jerome Wakefield
Apr 29, 12:00 PM: Justice Works Discussion Group
Apr 29, 12:00 PM: The Road to Ph.D. Discussion Panel
Apr 30, 12:00 PM: Doctoral Workshops
May 1, 9:00 AM: Advanced Psychodynamic Clinical Practice
May 2, 10:30 AM: Strengths Quest
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