Social Work Students Host Youth for College Dream Tour
Students in the Department of Social Work hosted a College Dream Tour on October 24 for youth enrolled in a life skills course with the Fairfax County Department of Family Services. Learn more about the event.
Social Work Faculty Presented to Delegation from China
Four faculty from the Department of Social Work gave two full-day presentations to a delegation of 16 social service administrators from China. Learn more about the presentations.
Mason Students Named Grantmakers in Aging Fellows
Three Mason students, including two CHHS students in the Department of Social Work, were named Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) Fellows for 2015. Learn more about their accomplishment.
Social Work Professor Receives $40,000 Grant to Examine Services for Serious Adolescent Offenders
JoAnn Lee, assistant professor in the Department of Social Work, has received a $40,000, one-year grant from the National Institute of Justice FY 2015 Data Resources Program for her study, “Institutional Pathways: Dynamics and Characteristics of System Service Use by Serious Adolescent Offenders.” Read more about her work.
Social Work Students, Faculty Led Discussion Group at Council on Social Work Education Meeting
Three Department of Social Work students and four faculty members led a discussion group during the Council on Social Work Education’s annual program meeting on October 16 in Denver. Read more about their presentation.
Mason MSW Grad Fulfills Goal of Serving Country and Others
2LT Anne Marie Ward has always known that she wanted to serve others and her country, and her experiences at George Mason and in CHHS helped her reach that goal. Read more about Ward's experience.
Mason Study to Explore Effects of Music on Memory Loss, Dementia Patients
The Department of Social Work at George Mason University has received a one-year, $44,949 grant from the Virginia Center on Aging to examine the effects of personalized music on the behavior and emotions of older adults. Read more about the grant.
Provost Seed Grants Support Multidisciplinary Health Research Projects
The first annual Provost Multidisciplinary Seed Grant Awards provide funding for 14 research efforts proposed by multidisciplinary teams across academic units. Learn more about these projects.