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    In Memoriam: Dr. Doreen Elliott
    Nazneen Sada Mayadas and Doreen Elliott Graduate Fellowship

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    Two new School of Social Work professors win international award

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    Mothers, Babies & Addiction: A Q&A with Dr. Debra Woody

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    College Choice ranked UTA Social Work No. 5 on its 2017 list of the Most Affordable Online Master's in Social Work

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    College Factual ranked UTA Social Work No. 5 in the country and No. 1 in Texas for Veteran Friendliness

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    U.S. News & World Report Ranks UTA Social Work in the top 14% of Graduate Social Work Programs in 2018

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    Pioneers of the 21st Century

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    School of Social Work celebrates 50 years of educating leaders, community engagement

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    Aging and Alzheimer's

    Two researchers in UTA's School of Social Work are addressing knowledge gaps surrounding Alzheimer's in African-American caregivers and volunteer companions.
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    Online MSW offerings now include:

    • Direct Practice with Children and Families
    • Direct Practice with Mental Health and Substance Abuse
    • Direct Practice with Aging

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We are still accepting applications for Fall 2018

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CARS

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.


CCW

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.

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Two new School of Social Work professors win international award

Two new School of Social Work professors win international award
- Two professors joining The University of Texas at Arlington this fall were announced as the winners of the Best Human Services App Idea Award at the Education and Social Development Conference in Dublin, Ireland, in July. Kathy Lee and Rebecca...[Read More]


How to find the mental health therapist who's right for you

How to find the mental health therapist who's right for you
- After her son passed away, Jan Finch saw a therapist, hoping he could help her cope. But she left the first session feeling even worse. "I cried the whole hour, which is normal for that kind of loss," she said. "The therapist just told me to read...[Read More]


Darlene Hunter on her women's wheelchair development camp and playing with the Dallas Wings

Darlene Hunter on her women's wheelchair development camp and playing with the Dallas Wings
- Imagine being a 12-year-old aspiring basketball player with posters of Skylar Diggins-Smith and Liz Cambage lining your bedroom walls. You dream of hitting the hardwood with your favorite pro ballers. Then it happens. Paralympic gold medalist...[Read More]


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