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2018

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...[Read More]

Social Work professor leads UTA research team to find sustainable solutions for former criminal offenders

Social Work professor leads UTA research team to find sustainable solutions for former criminal offenders
- The lack of access to transportation has been identified as a major barrier to successful re-entry for former criminal offenders. A University of Texas at Arlington multidisciplinary research team...[Read More]

Mothers, Babies and Addiction: A Q and A with Dr. Woody

Mothers, Babies and Addiction: A Q and A with Dr. Woody
- As Director of the Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies (CARS), based at The University of Texas at Arlington, Dr. Debra Woody oversees programs that work to help some of the most...[Read More]

Open invitation to screening of Paper Tigers film

Open invitation to screening of Paper Tigers film
- A traumatic childhood experience may cause an individual to carry issues into adulthood, but the connection with a caring adult may change that trajectory. The University of Texas at Arlington...[Read More]

Social Work professor receives research contract from Texas Council on Family Violence

Social Work professor receives research contract from Texas Council on Family Violence
- A collaboration between social work researchers and the Texas Council on Family Violence are working on a project that will support intimate partner service providers. TCFV is partnering with...[Read More]

Social Work professor receives research contract from Texas Council on Family Violence

Social Work professor receives research contract from Texas Council on Family Violence
- A collaboration between social work researchers and the Texas Council on Family Violence are working on a project that will support intimate partner service providers. TCFV is partnering with...[Read More]

Social Work professor publishes research on the disclosure of childhood abuse linked to suicidal ideation

Social Work professor publishes research on the disclosure of childhood abuse linked to suicidal ideation
- Arlington, TX – Only 6 percent of Canadian adults who were abused when they were children disclosed the abuse to someone from child protection services before age 16 according to a new study...[Read More]

Social Work professor publishes research on the disclosure of childhood abuse linked to suicidal ideation

Social Work professor publishes research on the disclosure of childhood abuse linked to suicidal ideation
- Arlington, TX – Only 6 percent of Canadian adults who were abused when they were children disclosed the abuse to someone from child protection services before age 16 according to a new study...[Read More]

Social Work Interdisciplinary Research Mixer Yields Promising Results

Social Work Interdisciplinary Research Mixer Yields Promising Results
- Faculty from various branches of academia shared their research interests to facilitate cooperation between the numerous disciplines at the University of Texas at Arlington. The School of Social...[Read More]

Social Work faculty and students present research at conference

Social Work faculty and students present research at conference
- Faculty and students from the University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work attended the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2018 annual conference in Washington, D.C. January...[Read More]

2017

UTA’s Emotional Robotics Living Lab will research how robots can be integrated into homes as companions and caregivers

UTA’s Emotional Robotics Living Lab will research how robots can be integrated into homes as companions and caregivers
- How can we develop robots that humans can trust and respond to as companions and caregivers? The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new Emotional Robotics Living Lab to investigate...[Read More]

NAO Takes a Bow: Meet the Robot Engaging Seniors in Theatre Arts with support researchers from Social Work and UTARI

NAO Takes a Bow: Meet the Robot Engaging Seniors in Theatre Arts with support researchers from Social Work and UTARI
- Brookdale Senior Living Solutions reported that UTA researchers have been working with their senior residents to study engagement with robot NAO using sonnets from Shakespeare. The...[Read More]

Aging and Alzheimer's

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. Read Article:...[Read More]

Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies helps pregnant opioid-dependent moms get recovery and pregnancy support

Center for Addiction and Recovery Studies helps pregnant opioid-dependent moms get recovery and pregnancy support
- Pregnant mothers who are addicted to opioids often avoid getting the pregnancy care they need due to fear of losing their children. Opioid addiction remains a major issue in the U.S., and social...[Read More]

Social Work professors teach healthy relationships in teen dating violence research study with Karen refugees

Social Work professors teach healthy relationships in teen dating violence research study with Karen refugees
- Two UTA social work professors are working with a vastly under-researched set of refugees, the Karen from Burma, teaching the teens about healthy relationships in an effort to prevent dating...[Read More]

2016

UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services

UTA strengthens commitment to Arlington ISD students in need of mental health services
- The University of Texas at Arlington is renewing its partnership with the Arlington Independent School District to provide free treatment for students who show signs of disorders or mental health...[Read More]

New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines

New adoption study reveals need for best practice guidelines
- 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...[Read More]

Graduate student presents research at conference

Graduate student presents research at conference
- Graduate student Rhadiah Mosley has experience working with people marginalized by society: foster children and the homeless. Mosley is an expert in trauma — at least, she wants to...[Read More]

UTA awards 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants to School of Social Work faculty

UTA awards 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Program grants to School of Social Work faculty
- UTA has awarded four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects that address growing problems such as loneliness among the elderly, the need for sustainable green education spaces, the...[Read More]

Social Work Researcher Earns Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award

Social Work Researcher Earns Distinguished Fulbright Scholar Award
- 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...[Read More]

Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award

Social Work Professor Earns Distinguished Scholar Award
- 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...[Read More]

Social Work Assistant Professor Launches Testimonial Research Project in Response to Police Violence

Social Work Assistant Professor Launches Testimonial Research Project in Response to Police Violence
- Dr. Anne Nordberg, assistant professor at UTA’s School of Social Work and research associate of the Center for African American Studies (CAAS), introduced her research project entitled The...[Read More]

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence

Social Work Researchers Make News for Groundbreaking Research and Technology to Combat Domestic Violence
- Dr. Anne Nordberg, social work assistant professor and research associate of the Center for African American Studies, and Dr. Peter Lehmann, social work professor, represent an interdisciplinary...[Read More]

2015

Doctoral Students Participate in Cross-Disciplinary Study

Doctoral Students Participate in Cross-Disciplinary Study
- Doctoral students, Anh Phuong Nguyen and Cecilia Mengo, apply gel to the EEG cap of a study participant as part of cross-disciplinary study with the College of Engineering, Psychology, Education...[Read More]

Dr. Vijayan Pillai Co-Authors New Published Book

Dr. Vijayan Pillai Co-Authors New Published Book
- The School of Social Work proudly congratulates Dr. Vijayan Pillai, social work professor, on his recent publication, co-authored by Dr. Jay Weinstein. His book is called Demography: the Science of...[Read More]