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BC Social Work Alumna Shapes Policy at the White House

2014 PhD graduate Patricia Yu was selected to be a 2014-2015 Health and Aging Policy Fellow, a competitive fellowship for health professionals working to make a positive contribution to policies that affect older adults. Her placement is at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, a once per decade conference designed to address the needs of a diverse aging population.

From the Blog: Patricia Yu Selected to Be Health and Aging Policy Fellow »

Jessica Black

Program Spotlight

Jessica Black Forges New Space Between Neuroscience & Social Work

In this Q&A, Professor Black discusses her firm belief that neuroscience is a critical component of any social work training. She also explains some of the ways in which she's innovating within this novel area of inquiry. One example: an upcoming first-of-its-kind neuroscience and social work symposium to be held on campus this coming fall.

From the Blog: Jessica Black Pioneers Neuroscience & Social Work »