By the Numbers

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Top 12%

Ranked Among Graduate Social Work Programs Nationwide


Research and Sponsored Programs Expenditures FY23$41M Total Research and Sponsored Programs Portfolio


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Academic Programs

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Our Bachelor of Social Work degree program prepares students to advance human rights and social justice, and to serve individuals, families, and communities in need.

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Our Master of Social Work program allows busy students to pursue their passion for social justice full-time, part-time, and through Advanced Standing and online classes.

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Our doctoral students are welcomed into a supportive community where they are mentored, and prepared to teach and conduct research to address critical social problems.

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Continuing Education

Our CE program offers social workers and human service professionals the coursework and credits they need to serve clients, agencies, and communities.

Research News

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Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd Sieger

Margaret Lloyd Sieger Awarded NIDA Research Grant

Associate Professor Margaret Lloyd Sieger has been awarded a National Institute on Drug Abuse K01 research grant of $881,147. Her four-year study will examine the effect of family care plans, or safety and wellness plans for infants affected by prenatal substance use and for their mothers’ treatment and recovery. “Connecticut is a model in implementing […]

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Assistant Professor Sukhmani Singh

Sukhmani Singh Receives Bureau of Justice Grant

Assistant Professor Sukhmani Singh has been awarded a Bureau of Justice Category 2 Award to examine best practices and challenges associated with developing and implementing restorative justice diversion (RJD) programs from RJD trainers, a national cohort of providers, and their juvenile legal system counterparts. “Restorative Justice Diversion programming — deep engagement in practices that offer […]

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Professor Cristina Wilson

Cristina Mogro-Wilson Awarded U.S. Department of Education Grant

Professor Cristina Mogro-Wilson has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education CDFA 84.325C grant of $10 million ($191,653 subaward) to improve outcomes for infants and young children with disabilities by increasing the number of early childhood personnel and faculty from racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and enhancing equity content within early childhood preparation programs. […]

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Innovations Institute

Innovations Institute, at UConn’s School of Social Work (SSW), works in partnership with government agencies, health care providers, youth and their families, and community-based organizations nationwide to improve outcomes for children, youth, young adults, and their families. A University institute of the SSW, Innovations extends the School’s commitment to social, racial, and economic justice and the improvement of human well-being nationwide.

News & Events

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RSS School of Social Work Archives – UConn Today

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  1. Sep 28 Supervising the Diagnosing Clinician 10:00am
  2. Sep 28 Travel Study to Germany Info Session 3:00pm
  3. Sep 29 Group Work with Older Individuals: Imagine the Possibilities 9:30am
  4. Oct 4 Connecticut ¡Adelante! In-person Info Session 9:00am
  5. Oct 4 Why the DSM 5 Doesn’t Acknowledge Sensory Integration Symptoms and How that Harms Our Clients 10:00am
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Want to work for the no. 1 ranked graduate social work program in CT? We`re hiring for a Temporary University Specialist in the Office of Student and Academic Services. Apply today at the link in our profile or tell a friend! ...

Learn about our new MSW program option for students fluent in Spanish, Connecticut ¡Adelante! Accepted students will receive a stipend of up to $2,500 per semester. We`re hosting an info session Thursday, Sept. 28 at 12 noon in the PRLACC student union room. No registration required. Spread the word!
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UConn SSW alumni! We have big plans for the coming year and we don’t want you to miss out. Update your contact info to learn about upcoming events like the inaugural SSW Reunion, currently scheduled for Fall 2024. To stay in touch visit visit the link in our profile.

"There are significant mental and sexual health disparities among LGBTQIA+ youth that require urgent attention," says Assistant Professor Gio Iacono about his study on a mindfulness mental health intervention for LGBTQIA+ youth. Read more at the link in our profile.
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Congratulations to Assistant Professor Kelsi Carolan who published the paper "It just makes you more vulnerable as an employee": Understanding the effects of disability stigma on employment in Parkinson`s disease, in the journal Chronic Illness. #disability #stigma #parkinsonsdisease #socialwork #research ...