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Forward Thinking: Addressing Threats to LGBTQ Youth Safety and Security

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.

Q&A with Admissions Counselor Erin Hanssen

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.

My Social Work Graduate School Application: What Do Schools Want to See on My Resume?

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.

All School Day 2017 Recap — Human Dignity: How Poverty Affects Human Rights

In the weeks leading up to All School Day 2017, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work professors and students engaged in a discussion about poverty and its effect on human rights by using the hashtag #ASD17. View a recap of the live Tweet chat.

Video: DSW@USC Faculty Panel

The DSW@USC called on Drs. Marvin Southard, Herbert Hatanaka and Jacquelyn McCroskey to talk about the impact that earning their DSW has had on their careers. Not only do they each hold a DSW degree, but they are also USC professors who understand what sets the DSW@USC apart from other Doctor of Social Work programs.

Join Us for All School Day — Human Dignity: How Poverty Affects Human Rights

Social workers have a unique role to play in helping to eradicate poverty and ultimately ensure the rights of people worldwide. The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is leading a conversation on poverty and its effect on human rights by hosting an open dialogue at this year’s All School Day (ASD).