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DOJ Grant to Help UA, State Combat Human Trafficking

The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work has been awarded a $1.35 million grant from the United States Department of Justice to improve outcomes of Alabama youths who are victims of human sex...

October 18, 2017

Selma Icon among Inductees for Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame

Patricia Swift Blalock, who integrated Selma’s public library in the 1960s, will be posthumously inducted into the Alabama Social Work Hall of Fame Friday, Sept. 22.

September 19, 2017

Albright Named to Governor’s Council on Opioid Overdoses, Addiction

Gov. Kay Ivey has appointed Dr. David L. Albright, associate professor and Hill Crest Foundation Endowed Chair in Mental Health in The University of Alabama School of Social Work, to serve on the Alabama...

September 12, 2017

UA Grad Opens Southwest Alabama’s First Juvenile Mental Health Clinic

When Charlie Morris graduated from Robertsdale High School in Baldwin County in 2005, he would have never guessed that one day he would return home to open the region’s first clinic focusing exclusively on...

August 25, 2017

UA to Hold Commencement Exercise Aug. 5

The University of Alabama will hold its summer commencement exercise Aug. 5 at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus.

July 31, 2017

UA Doctoral Student Earns Social Work Research Fellowship

A University of Alabama doctoral student has received a $17,900 fellowship award to help fund dissertation research of HIV health and health care payer types.

July 12, 2017

UA Social Work Students Launch Internship with Local District Attorney

Katrena Dale would immediately feel the sting of the news she had to deliver.

June 12, 2017

UA School of Social Work Creates Continuing Education Program

The University of Alabama is now a hub for social work licensure preparation and continuing education.

June 8, 2017

UA Social Work Professor Weaves Innovation Into Classes, Scholarship

On a cold winter day, 7-year-old Kevin Corcoran laid across an air vent on the floor of his parents’ home.

June 7, 2017

Advocacy on ‘The Hill’: UA Social Work Students Push for Legislation

Social work students at The University of Alabama learned firsthand how dizzying, difficult and demanding policy advocacy is on Capitol Hill during the first University of Alabama School of Social Work Policy and Advocacy...

May 11, 2017

James’ Advocacy, Appreciation for Differences Rooted in Alabama

Frannie James was a white suburban teenager from Orange County, California when she moved to rural Alabama.

May 11, 2017

UA Social Work Professor Awarded for Contributions to Desk Reference

A researcher in The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work has been honored for his contributions to what is considered the comprehensive manual to the field of social work.

March 30, 2017

Holding Helping Hands: UA Graduate Student Creates Veterans Support Network on Gulf Coast

Army Lt. Col. John Kilpatrick’s ascension through the ranks of two branches of the United States military can yield a half-dozen inspiring testimonials of service, determination and achievement.

March 20, 2017

UA School of Social Work Accepts Nominations for Buford Peace Award

Nominations for the annual Lahoma Adams Buford Peace Award can now be submitted online.

March 20, 2017

UA Social Work Students To Advocate for Policies in D.C.

There won’t be a post-spring break re-acclimation for a small group of social work students at The University of Alabama.

March 10, 2017