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 Advocacy, Nonprofits, and Donor Organizations (CAN-DO)
Assists advocacy groups, human service nonprofits, and donor organizations function more effectively and efficiently. CAN-DO's purpose is to improve nonprofit sustainability through research, management training, student recruitment and education, and improving understanding of the unique relationship between nonprofits and donor organizations.
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
MSW Graduate Student Receives $5,000 Scholarship for Mental Health Studies
Posted: June 16, 2016 - ARLINGTON, Texas – Rebecca Liles, masters of social work graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, received a $5,000 scholarship June 1 from the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. Liles received one of...[Read More]
UTA Social Work Doctoral Student Receives National Award
Posted: June 03, 2016 - Vivian Miller, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work and a licensed master social worker, received the seventh cohort of the pre-dissertation initiative award from the Association for Gerontology...[Read More]
Social Work Researcher Earns Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award
Posted: May 20, 2016 - Eusebius Small, assistant professor in The University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, has been named a prestigious Fulbright Scholar for the Republic of Sierra Leone at the University of Sierra Leone, College of Medicine and Allied...[Read More]
Social Work Student Advocate and Promote Positive Change in Haiti
Posted: May 02, 2016 - The School of Social Work has amazing and outstanding students who are dedicated to academic excellence and creating a just society for all individuals nationally and abroad. Advocates like Nausheen Habib, MSW student, make the School of Social...[Read More]
Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award
Posted: April 26, 2016 - Dr. Maria Scannapieco, social work professor and director of the Center for Child Welfare, has been selected as a member of UTA’s Academy of Distinguished Scholars for recognition of her outstanding scholarly achievements and contributions...[Read More]