To help identify some of the challenges for those living with a mental illness, the MSW@USC created three infographics that provide a snapshot of what mental illness looks like in America, how mental illness and substance use are related, and what barriers exist for people in need of treatment.
Compared to the general youth population, LGBTQ youth are more likely to struggle with depression, develop suicidal ideation, contract HIV, become homeless and experience physical violence. As we celebrate Pride Month this June, let’s reflect on critical issues that young LGBTQ people continue to face as they navigate one of the most challenging times in their lives.
The MSW@USC sat down with Erin Hanssen, an admissions counselor for our online MSW program. Erin holds her MSW and has worked for the MSW@USC for three years.
As part of the application process for the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, prospective students are required to submit their resume. Following are three tips to keep in mind to help ensure your resume is both high quality and effective.
Combatting the spread of human trafficking requires first recognizing the scope of the problem. To help facilitate the conversation around ending human trafficking, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work created the following guide that offers an in-depth look at the areas where trafficking is most prevalent, the forms of exploitation that exist, and the root causes of this epidemic.