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Programmatic Responses to Current Examples of Social Injustice

Social work programs across the country have been creating new learning and advocacy opportunities for students, staff, and faculty to strengthen preparation of students to address issues of racism and social and economic inequality. To see a list of social work programs that are taking a stand against social injustices, click here.

University of Texas at Austin Develops Dual-Degree Program

The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin are establishing a dual degree program at the graduate level, the first of its kind in the United States. Read more here.

UMSL, MU Awarded $1 Million Grant to Train Social Workers Aiding At-Risk Youth

With the help of a more than $1 million grant, the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL) and the School of Social Work at the University of Missouri–Columbia (MU) will work to increase the behavioral health work force who serve high-need young adults ages 16–25 throughout the state and in East St. Louis, IL. The grant, awarded by the United States Health Resources and Services Administration, will extend over the next 3 years and will allow both campuses to train a total of 84 graduate-level social work students; read more here.