Stories by Charli Engelhorn:
Helping the homeless with more than soup or a blanket
U.S. leaders examine the social, economic and political challenges facing policymakers.
Social work and engineering join forces to solve societal woes
Associate dean sees great potential for progress in the holistic collaboration of USC’s social work and engineering schools.
Children’s Data Network a breakthrough for social work
The data can be linked to help child welfare professionals understand events that affect child development.
Scholars swap ideas at Gallic think tanks
The French countryside seemed a fitting setting for international colleagues of different backgrounds to discuss managing a multicultural and diverse global workforce.
Postdoctoral fellow to advance research of mental illness
USC School of Social Work postdoctoral fellow Erin Kelly has received a two-year $100,000 award from the Friends of The Semel Institute Scholar Program.
Research confronts efficacy of foster care placement in reducing obesity
In 2011, the Cuyahoga County Department of Family Services removed an 8-year-old, 200-pound Ohio boy from his mother’s care, citing medical neglect as the cause.
Social Work doctoral students win research fellowships
Three doctoral candidates in the USC School of Social Work are among an exclusive group of students selected to receive a USC graduate fellowship for advanced PhD scholars.
New director urges leadership skills in social work
As new director of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Phillip Browning is acutely aware of the need for strong leadership in social work.
Postdoctoral program helps new scholars gain competitive edge
A new program at the USC School of Social Work is making postdoctoral scholars part of the school’s long-standing tradition of research excellence.
Peer-based initiative aims to fill health care gaps for mentally ill
People with severe mental illness die an average of 20 to 30 years younger than the general population, an alarming trend that caught the attention of USC School of Social Work Professor John Brekke.