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U.S. HRSA Award Supports Telehealth for Positive Parenting

Innovations Institute, in partnership with the Maryland Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (MDAAP), has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program. The TREEHOUSE Program is an expansion into telehealth of the existing TREE program, a clinical service that promotes positive parenting, parent-child interactions, and social-emotional […]

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MACPAC Supports Study Examining Health Care Access for Youth in the Child Welfare System

Mathematica and Innovations Institute have partnered to advance policymakers’ understanding of how Medicaid and child welfare agencies ensure youth in the child welfare system receive access to health care. The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) has awarded a 10-month contract to Mathematica, who has partnered with Innovations, to help the commission better […]

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CT DMHAS Grant Supports Research on College Students and Gambling

Eleni Rodis, managing director of research for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (CT DMHAS) Research Division at the UConn School of Social Work (SSW), and Wendy Ulaszek, associate research professor at the SSW, recently conducted a study of Connecticut college students and gambling. The research is supported by a grant from […]

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Faculty Research Explores Voter Engagement for the Formerly Incarcerated

In our democracy, the group with the lowest voting participation rate are formerly incarcerated individuals convicted of a felony — a group representing nearly 20 million adults in the United States. In most states, including Connecticut, this population loses the right to vote while incarcerated but regain it when they return to their communities. However, […]

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SSW faculty and colleagues at CSWE conference

Professor and Zachs Chair Cristina Mogro-Wilson (far right) with colleagues on a panel at the 2023 CSWE conference.

ORS Communications

ORS Alert – Archive

The ORS Alert is a monthly digest that highlights recent grant awards and publications from UConn School of Social Work faculty and students. The Alert also provides information on funding, professional development opportunities, and upcoming events relevant to research and scholarship in the field of Social Work. Below are archived Alerts in chronological order.

May 2023

April 2023

March 2023

February 2023

December 2022

March 2022

February 2022

January 2022

December 2021

November 2021

October 2021

September 2021

August 2021

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March 2021

SSW Research Impact Newsletter

The School of Social Work's Research Impact Newsletter is now a biannual e-newsletter that highlights recent research in a range of subject areas by our faculty and postdoctoral students. The most recent edition is available via the link below. To subscribe please email

Spring 2024 Research Impact Newsletter
Fall 2023 Research Impact Newsletter
Spring 2023 Research Impact Newsletter

Active Grant Awards

Active Grant Awards provides a list of current grants awarded to UConn School of Social Work faculty (updated quarterly).

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