Topic: Social work

Marijuana Use is Down, Disapproval is Up Among Young Teens

July 13, 2015

Since 2002, the proportion of adolescents reporting marijuana use has decreased, and more younger adolescents report strong disapproval of marijuana use initiation.

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Authoritarian Parenting Can Affect Latino Children

June 22, 2015
Latino youth

Authoritarian parenting can lead to depression and somatization in young Mexican American and Dominican American children, according to new research from UT Austin’s School of Social Work.

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New Dual Degree in Social Work and Latin American Studies

Nov. 5, 2014
Mural at the School of Social Work by Raul Valdez, 1996.

AUSTIN, Texas — The School of Social Work and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at The University of Texas at Austin are establishing a dual degree program at the graduate level, the first of its kind in the United States.

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Hogg Foundation Awards 27 Full Scholarships to Bilingual Graduate Students in Texas

Feb. 22, 2012

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded scholarships to 27 bilingual students seeking a master's degree in social work to help increase diversity in the Texas mental health workforce.

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Hogg Foundation Seeks Applications for $5,000 Graduate Social Work Scholarships

March 23, 2010

Texas graduate students of social work are invited to apply for the prestigious Ima Hogg Scholarship for Mental Health for the 20102011 academic year.

The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health awards up to five $5,000 scholarships each year to graduate social work students in Texas. Miss Ima Hogg created the program in 1956 to increase the number of trained social workers delivering quality mental health services in Texas.

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