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A Latina herself, Kristina Lopez , assistant professor in ASU’s School of Social Work (SSW), is interested in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) -- particularly why Latinx children are less likely to... Read more

Nubia Grijalva was looking forward to an exciting fall semester.

The master’s degree student in ASU’s School of Social Work (SSW) recently had been named one of 10 recipients of the... Read more

Survivor Link , a team of Arizona State University educators, students, faculty members and community volunteers who work to promote healthy relationships and provide domestic violence... Read more

Belinda Escalante is the youth transition director for Opportunities for Youth (OFY). She received master’s degrees from ASU’s School of Social Work (SSW, policy, administration and community... Read more

Standing shoulder-to-shoulder with medical researchers in the efforts to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus, social scientists are taking the pulse of society and examining underlying... Read more

Parents often struggle to explain certain things to their children. There are topics that can be embarrassing, like sex, or tougher situations, like the death of a beloved pet or divorce. But... Read more

Editor's note: This story is part of a series of profiles of notable spring 2020 graduates .

Cassandra Peña’s search for a career didn’t end with her finding social work... Read more

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced every kind of institution to quickly change course, but for the School of Social Work at Arizona State University, the pivot has meant switching from one kind of... Read more

Richard Berg took over managing a foundation that holds an annual summer camp in the pines for disadvantaged youth, expanding its offerings to include year-round youth programs in Phoenix.... Read more

Kelly Huey’s service to the social work profession has taken her from bedsides to boardrooms.

Social workers are often known to serve the economically disadvantaged, and many of them can... Read more

The ASU School of Social Work has announced its list of 2020 Social Work Month award winners. March is Social Work Month, the annual celebration of the social work profession’s positive impact on... Read more

Parents need strong social support because poor parenting not only damages children, but also leads to negative consequences for the larger community, according to a panel of experts who spoke at... Read more

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