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Recent American daily life has escalated temperatures in social, political and cultural disagreements, sometimes to a boiling point. Empathy expert Elizabeth Segal suggests one of the first steps... Read more

Arizona State University President Michael Crow honored members of the ASU community during the 2020 President’s Recognition Ceremony, which was held virtually on Oct. 7.

The annual event... Read more

Domestic violence was already considered an epidemic long before COVID-19 impacted the world, but the pandemic has caused an uptick in abuse cases , creating a greater need... Read more

Two School of Social Work (SSW) students will train to work with members of underrepresented and underserved groups with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders -- or those who are at risk... Read more

For the past two years, the Center for Child Well-Being at Arizona State University has intensively examined the impact of incarceration on families through an annual conference.

This year... Read more

Members of two community advisory boards at the School of Social Work (SSW) provide valuable advice and service to its leadership and faculty, functioning as effective examples of social... Read more

As K-12 schools prepare for reopening, coronavirus safety protocol isn't the only issue that school officials are debating.

Schools across the nation are announcing reforms that could... Read more

When people are incarcerated, their families also suffer, surrounded by shame and stigma. Especially little kids.

Sometimes, children will make up stories to explain why their parent isn’t... Read more

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

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