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Social work faculty and student researchers presenting at SSWR 2021

Twenty-four VCU School of Social Work faculty and students, representing 26 research initiatives, will be part of the annual Society for Social Work and Research’s virtual conference Jan. 19-22, 2021. The breakdown: 15 faculty, eight Ph.D. students and candidates, and one post-doctoral student. Three faculty are also serving as co-chair or moderators for topical clusters. […]

Social work recognizes 26 students with annual awards

Twenty-six VCU School of Social Work students were honored for the 2019-20 academic year with the school’s top annual awards. Students normally are honored at a Legacy Leadership Awards Mixer event in mid-April, but the event had to be canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Six students – Heather Ashbeck, Angela Couch, and Trista Monroe of […]

2020 Society for Social Work and Research Presentations

Twenty-five VCU School of Social Work faculty and students are presenting or participating in more than 30 sessions at the 2020 Society for Social Work and Research Conference in Washington, D.C., from Jan. 16-19. Here is a day-by-day breakdown. An * denotes the presenting author(s). THURSDAY, JAN. 16 Examining the Effects of Social Participation on […]

Virginia Commonwealth University faculty and student SSWR presentations and discussions

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 23rd Annual Society for Social Work and Research Conference

VCU presentations at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference

The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work is pleased to acknowledge the faculty and student scholars and researchers taking part in the 22nd Society for Social Work and Research annual conference.

Introducing Denise Burnette, Ph.D., VCU School of Social Work Samuel S. Wurtzel Endowed Chair in Social Work

After a rigorous national search, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Denise Burnette, Ph.D. as the Samuel S. Wurtzel Endowed Chair in Social Work. Denise joins the School of Social Work from Columbia University where she served in education, research and administrative leadership roles for 25 years. She has held Fulbright fellowships at […]

School faculty member will be recognized at SSWR 19th Annual Conference

Congratulations to VCU School of Social Work faculty member, Sunny Shin, Ph.D. for being awarded the  2015 Society for Social Work and Research Excellence in Research Award for his article entitled “Exposure to childhood neglect and physical abuse and developmental trajectories of heavy episodic drinking from early adolescence into young adulthood.” Join colleagues and friend for the award […]

VCU participates in the SSWR Annual Conference

Every year social work professionals come together at the annual Society for Social Work and Research conference to discuss a variety of scientific studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse as well as HIV/Aids. This year’s program reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and […]

Meet the school’s newest faculty members

Matthew BogenSchutz VCU School of Social Work assistant professor Matthew Bogenschutz, Ph.D., is conducting research on community engagement and the policies that influence social change. “I’m attracted to the VCU School of Social Work because they value community-engaged research and Virginia is experiencing some huge changes in how Virginians with disabilities are supported. I would […]

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