A new program headed by the USC School of Social Work sends its student interns to work not only at the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services but also to gain clinical skills at a community-based agency. "We looked at how we could enhance internships that would better prepare students for one of the most difficult jobs in social work, or one of the most difficult jobs - period," said Professor Jacquelyn McCroskey.
The Children’s Data Network, housed at the USC School of Social Work, is a data and research collaborative that links and analyzes children's administrative records to advance policies that will improve their well-being.
Master of Social Work student Alejandra Cortez didn’t want to wait until graduation to do something meaningful. So she ran for president of her hometown’s neighborhood council – and won.
The Hutto-Patterson Charitable Foundation will give $3 million to establish the Hutto-Patterson Institute for Community Health at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and the USC School of Social Work.
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