VCU professor Maurice Gattis researches LGBTQ youth experiencing homelessness. Learn more about how academics use social work to support homeless youth.
Formerly incarcerated individuals face numerous hurdles in reentering society. Discover the pivotal role social workers can play in reducing recidivism
Social workers are vital public health advocates, particularly in the areas of health education and promotion. Explore the role of social work in public health.
How are the values and goals of social work applied on a global scale? Learn more about the importance of international social work and its main tenets.
Social work is a rewarding career, but its transferable skills are also useful in other types of jobs. Explore alternative careers for social workers.
Social workers play an important role in helping people establish economic well-being. Explore what economic well-being is and how social workers assist.
Companies are increasingly concerned with social responsibility. Discover how corporate social workers help businesses act more ethically and responsibly.
Domestic violence affects millions of people. Explore the role of domestic violence social workers and how they provide support, from counseling to advocacy.
Understanding a client’s relationships is critical for a social worker. Explore what an ecomap is, how to use ecomaps in social work and ecomap examples.
Case management and social work are both essential to providing effective social services. Explore the similarities and differences between these professions.