The School of Social Work's faculty is comprised of scholars, clinicians, scientists, and leaders from a variety of industries—all dedicated to improving the lives of the most vulnerable. Their research centers, institutes, and labs offer opportunities to collaborate, host programming, and facilitate student learning and engagement.
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“Engaging in place-based work and transcending disciplines to tackle complex social problems amplifies and strengthens the contributions of the School of Social Work. When we are in partnership with communities and with scholars from across our universities, our work not only has translational impact, but solutions to the world’s most complex problems are within closer reach.”
Ed-Dee G. Williams, a new assistant professor, is developing a virtual training program that will prepare Black youth with autism to discuss depression with their teachers and caregivers.
Assistant Professor Whitney Irie will use the funding to develop a research tool to assess the equitability of public health programs.
The grant will fund a paid internship program that will match students with Boston community-based providers offering behavioral health services to Black and Latinx populations.
The professors bring a combined total of more than 50 years of experience to teaching, research, and clinical practice.
A critical mass of faculty are designing interventions to reach those most affected by war, natural disasters, political upheaval, and other problems in over 30 countries.