UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News

UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs News


April 28, 2010
The Department of Social Welfare is proud to announce that the following students were selected as the National Association of Social Workers (California Region H) 2010 Social Work Students of the Year. Please join us in congratulating:Mike Hannant Outstanding Accomplishments First Year MSW StudentLiz Morasso Outstanding Accomplishments Second Year MSW StudentCindy Sangalang Outstanding Accomplishments Doctoral Student
April 15, 2010
The Department of Social Welfare invites candidates to apply for the position of Director of the IUC (Inter-University Consortium) Program:


March 30, 2010
On March 15, Stuart Kirk, Professor and former Department Chair, presented an invited paper, " Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) and the Illusion of Progress in Psychiatric Diagnosis" at an inter-disciplinary symposia at the University of Brussels. On April 26, he will give the Gerald Seabury Memorial Lecture, entitled "Science and politics in the evolution of DSM," at the UC-Berkeley's School of Social Welfare. We have learned that Professor Kirk was selected to become a Fellow in the newly established American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (http://www.aaswsw.org/).


October 21, 2009
Jorja Leap, adjunct associate professor of social welfare, appeared as a guest on the Howard Gluss radio show to discuss the factors that lead to young people joining gangs.