SSA congratulates all of our students...
Harold Pollack tells the story of his brother-in-law to raise awareness about intellectual disability
Yoonsun Choi’s new study explores a diverse demographic with a variety of traditions and needs
YVLifeSet boosted earnings by 17%; decreased homelessness by 22%
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.
“We want to bring in the best and brightest and prepare them for careers of service."
"Students are exposed to a wide variety of academic and professional opportunities at SSA and these diverse experiences and world views help to inform decisions about our personal and career trajectories."
Study by UChicago Crime Lab shows positive effects of summer jobs on teenage crime rates
Harold Pollack: Teaching meditation to at-risk teens could lower crime and dropout rates
Harold Pollack on link between gun possession and suicide rates
Harold Pollack discusses the uninsured rate's historic low
Becoming A Man program teaches kids to recognize impulsive decision-making
Crime Lab to study three programs in effort to reduce youth violence in Chicago
UChicago Crime Lab examines effectiveness of Becoming A Man youth intervention program
Harold Pollack explains fluctuations in year-to-year crime statistics
Jens Ludwig discusses the difficulties facing students in disadvantaged circumstances
SSA’s Tessa Garcia McEwen is one of four UChicago Schweitzer Fellows
Susan Lambert says staff scheduling software sometimes enables on-call scheduling
Crime Lab found that Chicago confiscates significantly more guns than LA or NYC
SSA students among Social New Venture Challenge finalists: SLAP’D and Strawvival
Virginia Parks: Study looks at union participation in Illinois
Harold Pollack discusses recent biker gang shootout in Waco, Texas
Jul 8, 9:00 AM: Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents
Jul 9, 9:00 AM: Social Work License: Preparation Review Course
Jul 10, 9:00 AM: Introduction to Behavioral Couples Therapy for Substance Use Disorders
Jul 10, 9:00 AM: Social Work License: Preparation Review Course
Jul 13, 9:00 AM: Therapeutic Theater and Narrative Therapy
Jul 14, 9:00 AM: Therapeutic Theater and Narrative Therapy
Jul 16, 9:00 AM: Managing Performance: Employee Interaction and Human Resources Know-How
Jul 17, 9:00 AM: Family Law for Mental Health Professionals
Jul 17, 9:00 AM: Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance
Jul 17, 9:00 AM: Managing Performance: Employee Interaction and Human Resources Know-How
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