Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies (CARS)
Provides researched, evidenced-based, trauma informed services in prevention, intervention and recovery support services; trains social workers ready to impact changes in oppressed populations; and adds to addiction and recovery practice knowledge through collaborative research. This is accomplished through programs offered in the Dallas and Tarrant counties, instituting a comprehensive student intern training program for social work interns, and collaborating with researchers from the School of Social Work and the community.
Center for Child Welfare (CCW)
Serves as a research and resource center for Texas, the Southwest, and the nation in the advancement and dissemination of knowledge to improve the conditions of vulnerable children and their families. Research, education, and dissemination efforts address the basic rights of children to be nurtured and protected by their families with the support of their communities.
Center for Clinical Social Work (CCSW)
Provides strengths-based clinical services and culturally-sensitive parenting programs to clients. CCSW also supports post graduate education and training to professional social workers in an effort to continue its tradition of community service. In addition, the CCSW contributes to the knowlege base by conducting clinical research to establish empirically-based practice and effective clinical interventions.
News & Highlights
Message from the Dean
Posted: Nov. 30, 2016 - Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, This year’s presidential election was a significant moment in American history, and regardless of your political beliefs, it has evoked a range of reactions, feelings and emotions. As we continue to ponder...[Read More]
New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines
Posted: Nov. 30, 2016 - A new study by The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work and The Donaldson Adoption Institute provides groundbreaking research on the experiences of first/birth parents and the need for best practices guidelines in options...[Read More]
Message from the Dean about tragic death of Social Work student
Posted: Nov. 17, 2016 - Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, With deepest regrets, I must inform you of the loss of one of our own. On November 16, a student from our school, Eneyda Lisette Sorto (who went by her middle name), died tragically after being hit by a car...[Read More]
Program helps students prepare for joint social work, healthcare careers
Posted: Nov. 15, 2016 - Shorthorn news story about the joint Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health degree option and recent changes that should make it easier to apply and complete.[Read More]
MSW alumna educates foster youth on opportunities Texas provides waiving tuition
Posted: Nov. 15, 2016 - MSW alumna, Briana Dovi, educates foster youth on opportunities Texas provides waiving tuition, providing vouchers[Read More]