Welcome to The School of Social Work

April 20, 2015 | 5:00 pm

Varsity Hall, Union South

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“The Tip of the Iceberg: Social Work, Social Justice and Social Action”


Darrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW

Dean, School of Social Work, Loyola University-Chicago

President, National Association of Social Workers


The practice of social work calls us to consider regularly the challenges facing many of the most marginalized and oppressed groups. One of the challenges frequently facing our profession is demonstrating the added value of social work practices toward the amelioration of these social injustices....

May 6, 2014 • 5:00 - 8:00 pm

Vintage Brewing Co.,

674 South Whitney Way, Madison


On May 6, Social Work alumni and 2015 graduates will gather at the Vintage Brewing Company for a FREE relaxed evening catching up with old friends and making new connections. Please join us!


Please RSVP and share the event on Facebook.

By Meghan Chua


Photo Credit: NAMI Dane County / Terry Talbot

Ed Erwin, a field seminar facilitator and honorary fellow in the School of Social Work, has received an award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness to recognize his contributions to mental health in Dane County.


NAMI Dane County chose Erwin (BA ’06, MSW ’07) for the Jim Hinsberger Award for Excellence, which recognizes an individual with mental illness who serves as a role model by promoting...

April 13, 2015 | 8:15 am - 4:00 pm

School of Nursing Auditorium, UW-Madison

Confronting Racial Injustice: Social Workers Moving Beyond Neutrality


Free Event • Free CEUs/CEHs Provided • RSVP Required

Questions? Please contact Mary Paulauskis at (608) 263-3660.


The School of Social Work at UW-Madison will be hosting a free one-day conference for social workers and social work students. The conference will focus on racial disparities in education and the criminal justice system, as well, as the over representation of people of color among those living in poverty. The conference will focus on African Americans, since they are more disproportionately...

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi addressing Senior Fellow Roberta Gassman’s “Public Management in Complex Times” advanced graduate seminar

Senior Fellow Roberta Gassman has her fair share of public management experience, as former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training at the United States Department of Labor and former Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.


But in addition to drawing upon those experiences in the classroom, Gassman has expanded her students’ access to top leaders in different levels of...




  1. Government Workshop Series: Part Two - Write a Winning Federal Resume
  2. 4th Annual Dorothy Pearson Lecture: “The Tip of the Iceberg: Social Work, Social Justice, and Social Action," with Darrell P. Wheeler, PhD, MPH, ACSW

April 21

  1. Yoga for Social Workers, with Caitlin Callaghan
  2. Mindfulness: Self Awareness and Self Care in Social Work

Part-Time Program

Child Welfare at the School of Social Work

Field Education

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