December 11, 2019

UMSSW Dean Richard Barth, PhD, along with Dr. David Sanders, Executive Vice President of Systems Improvement at Casey Family Programs, were guests of WNYC's The Takeaway to discuss the recent decline...

December 11, 2019

"Family foster care and children’s outcomes in China: Evidence from a scoping review," is new research published in Children and Youth Services Review that Associate Professor Bruce DeForge, PhD is a...

April 8, 2019

The Maryland Administrative Office of the Courts has funded over $23,000 to the SSW's Corey Shdaimah for the project "Kinship Caregivers Experience of Dependency Court.”

The purpose of the project is t...

January 2, 2019

From the Philadelphia Tribune:

2016 MSW graduate Cordelia Cranshaw was crowned Miss District of Columbia USA in December, yet her road to queen was not easy. Having already worked to empower young peop...

December 14, 2018

The Baltimore Sun's Podcast Series "The Wait" looks at one family's journey from foster care to adoption. Dean Richard Barth, a national expert foster care expert and a foster care parent himself, is...

December 10, 2018

Corey Shdaimah, PhD, Professor and Academic Coordinator for the MSW/JD Dual Degree Program at the SSW, is a co-author of "Exploring the Use of an Emancipation Checklist for Older Youth (18‐21) Exitin...

August 20, 2018

School of Social Work faculty members Elizabeth Greeno, Bethany Lee, Michelle Tuten and the Institute for Innovation & Implementation's Deborah Harburger are co-authors of new research that has been p...

April 4, 2018

Research Assistant Professor Nadine Finigan-Carr is the lead author of new research that appears as a chapter in the new book "Handbook of Foster Youth. Finigan-Carr's research explores the Commercial...

February 23, 2018


LGBTQ youth in foster care face different challenges than children who are heterosexual and identify with the gender they were born as.

For example, finding foster homes. Eris Eady, p...

December 1, 2017

Dean Richard P. Barth and Associate Professor Haksoon Ahn (shown here), along with Diane DePanfilis at Hunter College and Kevin Frick at Johns Hopkins University, published an article entitled, “Estim...

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January 18
Last day to cancel registration for spring 2019 for a 100% refund

January 21
Martin Luther King Holiday Observance – SCHOOL CLOSED

January 22
First day of classes for spring 2019 semester


January 27

Interprofessional Panel: Immigrant Healthcare and Human Services  Noon | SMC Campus Center Room 351

Title IV-E Child Welfare Scholars Information Session 12:15 p.m. | 2W07

February 3


February 10
Diploma Application Deadline for May 2019 Degree Candidates

RAISE Meeting 12:30 p.m. | 4E08

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