The dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism are changing social work’s approach to child welfare practice. GSSW faculty and community partners discuss new changes, challenges and opportunities in child welfare.
GSSW Professor Heather Taussig has received a Fulbright Award to Wales, where she’ll work collaboratively to build evidence for interventions intended to improve outcomes for maltreated youth.
With an emphasis on HIV prevention and treatment, GSSW Assistant Professor Donny Gerke is working to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes among sexual and gender minority communities.
Research by recent GSSW graduate Brittanie Atteberry Ash, PhD ’20, is helping social work to develop a common definition of social justice and better deliver on the profession’s social justice promise.
As part of Colorado’s COVID-19 Health Equity Response Team, three GSSW alumni are working to address disproportionate impacts of the novel coronavirus on people of color.
GSSW Professor Jeffrey Jenson is retiring from social work after more than 30 years of scholarship and service as a leading social scientist in the areas of child and youth development and prevention.
Although research took him as far as South Africa, recent GSSW PhD graduate Jason St. Mary has returned to the Southwest, where he works at a community-based agency supporting marginalized youth in the Four Corners.