BSW Alumna Receives Phi Alpha Scholarship
Abigail (Lash) Ballew, BSW ’15, has been selected to receive a scholarship from Phi Alpha, the national social work honor society.
New Partnership Encourages Students To Pursue Careers in Child Welfare
The Virginia Department of Social Services Child Welfare Stipend Program partners with the Department of Social Work at Mason and three other Virginia schools to provide stipends to 10 students annually who are placed in child welfare agencies as part of their field practicum. Learn more about the program.
Social Work Professor Awarded Contract To Examine Veteran Treatment Courts Data
Holly Matto, associate professor of social work, was recently awarded a contract from the National Institute of Corrections, in partnership with Bureau of Justice Assistance, the Bureau of Prisons, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, to analyze survey data from the Veteran Treatment Courts. Read more about her work.