Center for African American Studies (CAAS)
Rooted in both the Liberal Arts and Social Work, CAAS is aiming to redefine the modern model for studying the historical and contemporary issues of race and cultural diversity. Devoted equallty to heritage/cultural studies and social justice, CAAS is designed to enhance and broaden our understanding of Black American's unique social circumstances, political standing, and history.
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
Alumnus Spotlight: Jack Nowicki
Posted: Nov. 25, 2015 - The School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington is dedicated to training and educating students to empower individuals in need and serve as their advocate in areas including, but not limited to, mental health, substance abuse,...[Read More]
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Wayne Carson
Posted: Nov. 13, 2015 - The School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington proudly salutes alumni Dr. Wayne Carson for his dedication and service in protecting children and empowering them to be stable, healthy and productive citizens. Dr. Carson is the...[Read More]
School of Social Work Alumna Appointed Vice President of Education for Council on Social Work Education
Posted: Nov. 02, 2015 - The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work congratulates alumna Jo Ann Coe Regan on her recent appointment of Vice President of Education at the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Dr. Regan earned her doctoral degree...[Read More]
Professor Emeritus Receives Prestigious Award for Innovative Research and Social Work Practice
Posted: Oct. 27, 2015 - The University of Texas at Arlington’s School of Social Work proudly congratulates Dr. Wayne Duehn on his recent honor for service and innovative research in social work. Dr. Wayne Duehn, professor emeritus in UTA’s School of Social...[Read More]
Dr. Vijayan Pillai Co-Authors New Published Book
Posted: Oct. 23, 2015 - 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 Population (2015), second edition. This...[Read More]