Social work students are part of a group nearly 800 students from UIC’s seven health sciences colleges who gathered for a highly interactive educational event to learn about interprofessional collaboration and patient care.
Otima Doyle, PhD, researches the challenges African American fathers face and the strengths they utilize as they raise their children. She seeks to fill a gap in what we know about their role in promoting positive youth development.
What happens when a police officer is dispatched on a call of disturbing the peace and, upon arrival, the officer encounters someone experiencing a mental health crisis? Amy Watson, PhD, is conducting research to explore the options.
In 2009 Laura Ng MSW ‘15 was working in corporate America with her eyes on law school and volunteering at her church with an organization fighting human trafficking. She now draws on her MSW education as she strives to make Chicago trafficking free.
As a child, Lily Diego-Alvarez’s dream was to attend a university. Due to her blindness, language barriers, and lack of financial resources upon arriving with her family to the United States from Mexico,…