School of Social Work

The University of Washington’s social work program was ranked No. 1 in the world in an analysis published this week. It was the highest among 45 University of Washington subject areas identified as in the top 10 globally.

For the 25th consecutive year, the University of Washington’s School of Medicine maintained the No. 1 ranking in family-medicine and rural-medicine training in U.S.

Suicide prevention in Washington state took a significant step forward March 27 when Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 2315, a bill that requires basic training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management for medical care providers.

Joining a gang in adolescence has significant social consequences in adulthood beyond criminal behavior, even after a person leaves the gang.

Fewer high school students across the U.S.

It is not uncommon for a woman to flee, with her child, from an abusive spouse, hoping to start fresh elsewhere. Some even seek refuge in a new country.
 

The University of Washington, in collaboration with Forefront, has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 suicide-prevention grant to launch Husky Help & Hope, a comprehensive suicide-prevention init

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