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UA social work experts are partnering with state agencies to train first responders to identify, understand and respond to signs of substance use disorders and mental illnesses.
December 21, 2021
A proposal from UA to lead a regional innovation and workforce development project for an economically depressed region of the state has received initial seed money.
December 17, 2021
Hispanic-Latino Association President Carina Villarreal said she celebrates her heritage daily in the way she lives.
September 15, 2021
Alabamians face many structural barriers to treatment of opioid addiction, such as access and transportation to treatment facilities as well as hostile attitudes among the public and family members to addiction, according to research...
August 23, 2021
In a partnership with community organizations, The University of Alabama is spearheading a project to get 70% of eligible people in the state’s Black Belt vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next year.
August 12, 2021
Systematic review of apps finds need for evidence-based chatbots that have undergone end user evaluation.
June 23, 2021
Destiny McFall broke through all the depressing statistics that weigh on children brought up through the foster care system to graduate with a master’s degree in social work.
April 23, 2021
Though perfectionism has helped many high achievers and people with Type A personalities climb to the top of their class, work, sport, or other fields, it also has many downsides that have to be...
March 25, 2021
Fewer than 10 faculty members in the University’s history have been honored with the appointment.
March 16, 2021
UA social work students are working on a new online database that connects Alabama families in crisis with food resources in their communities.
March 8, 2021
Dr. Schnavia Smith Hatcher has been selected to lead The University of Alabama’s School of Social Work as dean beginning Aug. 1, 2021.
December 18, 2020
Holly Barnett decided to go back to school to advance her career. Little did she know where it would lead her.
December 3, 2020
Candidates will engage with student, staff and faculty groups and make a Zoom presentation to the campus community from 9-10 a.m. CST each day.
November 5, 2020
A University of Alabama-led team of researchers is ready to implement a robust opioid prevention, treatment and recovery network in the state.
September 4, 2020
A University of Alabama social work researcher's work in advancing technology to improve dementia care receives boost from NIA, NSF.
August 31, 2020