School of Social Work News
The School of Social Work strives to instill the values of social and economic justice, respect and worth of others, cultural diversity, and self-determination. In addition, it fosters a strengths-based environment that emphasizes openness, collaboration, and engagement striving towards individual and community resiliency.
Current Social Work News
News highlights featuring UNLV faculty and students who made local and national headlines.
The Class of 2023 shares how UNLV helped them find their paths to success.
President Keith E. Whitfield continues decades-long commencement tradition, honoring 10 students who embody the academic, research, and community tenacity of the graduating class.
Student achievements including competition wins, a science fellowship first, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2022.
Federal funds will help UNLV PRACTICE create youth treatment programs for early bipolar disorders and psychosis.
Counselor, social worker, and UNLV School of Social Work lecturer Natasha Mosby offers tips for those becoming a caregiver for someone in their life.
Social Work In The News
Many Nevadans are struggling when it comes to mental health. Death by suicide rates are up for ages 18-24, and for those over 65. The 988 system is designed as a lifeline for people in crisis, and it has been in place for nearly a year.
The homeless crisis in Western cities has a scope of challenges that require dense cooperation between various nonprofits, government, health care, service providers and business interests, according to a UNLV roundtable discussion on the topic Wednesday organized and sponsored by Nevada Women’s Philanthropy.
Summer is coming. For most of us, that means spending all day holed up in air-conditioned buildings and avoiding the outdoors entirely.
Raising a family comes with plenty of hurdles. But things can get much more complicated when mom and dad start caring for their elderly parents too.
Special Olympics Nevada, an organization that works to create inclusive opportunities for children and adults with intellectual disabilities through health, education, leadership development and year-round sports training, is proud to announce the appointment of Natasha Mosby as clinical consultant for its new Mindset Matters program.
This month, lower-income households in 32 states, including Nevada, will receive at least $95 a month less from the federal government to buy food.