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Video: Professor Organista Lectures at UCSF Professor Kurt C. Organista participated in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry's Grand Rounds lecture series for clinical professionals in early January. Organista's talk on "A Structural Environmental Approach to Problem Drinking and HIV...
Ass't Professor Tina Sacks featured on Berkeley Talks What are some of the current challenges to maintaining social welfare programs for the nation’s most vulnerable people in the Trump era? Assistant Professor Tina Sacks explores this issue in the latest podcast in the Berkeley Talks series...
Latinx Center of Excellence Hosts Terapia Solidaria Workshop The Latinx Center of Excellence at the School of Social Welfare will host a two-day workshop, "Terapia Solidaria: Narrative Therapy Practice in Solidarity with Latinx Communities" with presenters marcela polanco and Luna Calderon.
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Alum Ella Callow is Cal’s ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer Ella Callow, UC Berkeley’s new ADA/Section 504 Compliance Officer, brings a background in social welfare and law to the task of ensuring campus compliance with federal and state regulations as well as University policies pertaining to...
Faculty, PhD Students to Present at SSWR Conference
Faculty members, PhD candidates, and researchers from the School of Social Welfare will present at more than 20 sessions of the upcoming Society for Social Work and Research conference in San Francisco. Their work showcases an impressive...
Recognition for Professor Jill Duerr Berrick's New Book Professor Jill Duerr Berrick's newest book, The Impossible Imperative: Navigating the Competing Principles of Child Protection (Oxford University Press), has received an honorable mention for the 2019 Outstanding Social Work Book Award....
Veteran Students Honored for Service
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Two Berkeley Social Welfare students, Patrice Wilson (BA '19) and Brian Vargas (MSW ’19, BA ’16) were honored during Veteran Week for their service.
In University of California’s recent article on student veterans, "A life of service...
Rep. Barbara Lee (MSW ’75) Retains Congressional Seat
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Congresswoman Barbara Lee (MSW ’75), a Democrat representing the East Bay in District 13, was reelected to the U.S. House yesterday. Rep. Lee is the former chair of the Congressional Black Caucus (111th Congress) and current co-chair...
Dean's Reflections on Hate-driven Incidents Dear Social Welfare Community,
We are living through a period of widening hate driven violence across our country and in many communities. Some communities have long been on the receiving end of such violence but it is clearly accelerating...
Gómez and Gomez-Vidal Join Health Equity Leadership Programs Assistant Professor Anu Manchikanti Gómez and doctoral student Cristina Gomez-Vidal have been selected to participate in Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) leadership development programs for health equity. These programs equip and...

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