Graduate School of Social Work News
Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) faculty, staff, students, programs and community partners are making waves. Learn more about their research, accomplishments, outcomes and impact on social justice and social change.
Led by Daniel Brisson, GSSW’s Burnes Center on Poverty and Homelessness evaluated Denver’s first tiny-home village for people experiencing homelessness. The evidence shows the village is a success.
In two randomized controlled trials, GSSW Associate Prof. Johnny Kim is studying the effectiveness of solution-focused brief therapy for those involved in the child-welfare and justice systems.
Graduate School of Social Work Assistant Prof. Ramona Beltrán used storytelling and other culture-centered practices to pilot an HIV/AIDS prevention program for indigenous youth.
In a new state-funded initiative, the Graduate School of Social Work Center for Effective Interventions will expand Multi-Systemic Therapy in rural and underserved Colorado communities, helping to reduce juvenile crime and substance use.
The Graduate School of Social Work drew Frank Jadwin from the Peruvian Andes to Denver, where his MSW and Latinx Social Work Certificate prepared him for a leadership role in integrated community health care.
In a community research collaboration, GSSW Assistant Prof. Anamika Barman-Adhikari is studying the use of artificial intelligence to improve substance abuse interventions among homeless youth in Denver.
In a promising new parenting intervention, GSSW Associate Prof. Jennifer Bellamy includes fathers in traditional parenting home-visit programs, improving family relationships and reducing child maltreatment.