MSW@USC Blog


Student Spotlight: Elizabeth Eowyn Steffel

Today we feature our student Elizabeth Steffel, a foster youth advocate who was inspired to help others based on her own experience in and out of the system.

Naledge Pushes the Limit

Jabari Evans, MSW ’14, also known by his hip-hop name, Naledge, has released his new song and music video, “Push the Limit,” in support of education and his alma mater, the USC School of Social Work, and its online master’s degree program...

MSW Student Story: Where Are They Now?

Last May, we featured Jabari Evans, a 2014 MSW@USC graduate who had big plans for his hometown of Chicago. We are always proud of the work our alumni do with their online master’s degree in social work, and we followed up with Jabari to see what he’s been up to since graduation...

Early Intervention for Males with Eating Disorders Requires Increased Awareness

Between 25 and 40 percent of people with eating disorders are males (Hudson, 2007). Because of the stigma associated with having a “women’s problem,” however, many men and boys who are suffering with eating disorders do not receive appropriate treatment and may even be...

Jamie Ottesen: Recovery Starts With Ending Silence, Isolation #Knowb4Stage4

This submission to the #Knowb4Stage4 eating disorder awareness campaign was written by Jamie Ottesen, BSW, MSW, LCSW. Jamie is a licensed clinical social worker and is going on two years of recovery from bulimia and food addiction. She can be reached at rockingresilience@gmail.com...

Beverly Younger on Social Workers In the Business World

The roles social workers fulfill are always changing, and a great example of this is their greater presence in the world of business. There is more crossover than ever before, and the MSW@USC prepares students to take on these new challenges through its Social Work and Business in a Global Society concentration...