Join Senior Lecturer Robert Hernandez for an exclusive interview with Congressman Tony Cardenas (CA-29th District) on October 26 at 6:00 pm PT, discussing how the juvenile justice system is changing in California due to a recent shift of the Juvenile Justice Division out of corrections and into health and human services. Learn how the new Social Work and Juvenile Justice undergraduate minor can prepare students for this new service environment for diverse youth populations.
Join us on October 28, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. CT for the second episode of the Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare's webinar series on systemic racism. Systemic Racism & Poverty will be an examination of the wealth and income dynamics in the U.S. that reveals staggering disparity between black and white households, and explore how systemic racism has created such inequality and the over-representation of black families struggling with poverty.
Celebrating the complex lived experiences of activists and healers through their inspiring stories, Our Stories Matter is a new podcast from Trauma Informed LA, centering on healing through activism, art, poetry, film, music, breath and movement.
Listen to season 1 episodes featuring alumni and faculty of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work.
The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is dedicated to eliminating racial injustice and promoting an ongoing process of healing and reconciliation to dismantle racism.
Read the school's Commitment to Racial Justice Statement.
USC MSW students select a department of study to customize their education. Want to learn more about the three choices? Hear from faculty and students representing each department in our recorded webinar series.
Social Work and Keck Researchers Explore Roles of Child Maltreatment and DNA Methylation in Increased Vulnerabilities During Pandemic
October 13, 2020
California Social Work Hall of Distinction 2020: Honoring Two Extraordinary Alumnae
October 13, 2020
Targeted support for soldiers and veterans during life-altering transitions is key to preventing suicides
September 20, 2020
Social Work Leaders Come Together for Candid Discussion on Racial Equity within the Profession
September 08, 2020
Transdisciplinary research team led by USC professors will help Los Angeles reduce bias and disparity in homelessness services
June 23, 2020
A social work education touches many lives beyond those of our MSW students. Help us provide 100 impactful scholarships to these deserving students to help relieve their burden of debt.
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The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is a leader in social work and nursing education and research. The school integrates the science of social work with real-world practice to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities and advance social and economic justice on a local, national and global scale.
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