MSW@USC Blog


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).

Understanding and Combating Social Isolation in the Digital Age

Robert Weiss, a licensed clinical social worker, examines what factors make a person more or less likely to successfully negotiate the landscape of intimate emotional connection in today’s digital world.

An Open Letter to Faculty, Students, Alumni and Friends of the School

Dean of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Marilyn Flynn, recently published a letter addressing the presidential election results and how important the social work community will be during the next four years.

7 Ways to Be Mentally Strong

Whether a challenge is professional or personal, people need to be mentally strong in order to push through and overcome it. The increased level of support that social workers provide for clients only heightens this need.