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    UTA - Social Work in Belize

    An exciting opportunity to study abroad this Fall 2019 semester!
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    Announcing the 2019 Student Research Showcase Winners

    Congratulations to our student showcase winners!
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    SSW Significant Rankings and Achievements for 2018 – Year in Review

    For a listing of our 2018 Achievements in rankings, research, community involvement, faculty and student awards/honors and Year in Review Booklet click here.

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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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    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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    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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We are still accepting applications for Fall 2019.

Centers


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.

News & Highlights


MSW student receives scholarship to study Mental Health

MSW student receives scholarship to study Mental Health
- An Austin foundation has awarded a Social Work student a $5,000 graduate school scholarship in hopes of addressing a critical shortage of mental health professionals in Texas. The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health, one of the oldest...[Read More]


14 Exciting Jobs in Social Work You May Not Know About

14 Exciting Jobs in Social Work You May Not Know About
- In all likelihood, you know what Social Workers do. For more than a century, Social Workers have helped children, families, the homeless population and aging adults. Social Workers have been on the front lines of social and economic justice for...[Read More]


Recent PhD graduate succumbs to cancer, leaves legacy of academic achievement and community service

Recent PhD graduate succumbs to cancer, leaves legacy of academic achievement and community service
- Lester R. Collins, Jr., an ordained minister, teacher and researcher who earned a doctorate last year from the UTA School of Social Work, died last month after a battle with cancer. He was 46. Dr. Collins taught “Group Dynamics and Social...[Read More]


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