A low-cost, one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.
The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded a two-year, $368,077 grant to provide training and technical assistance to two state-supported living centers (SSLCs) and participating community-service providers supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities. The training and technical assistance will be conducted at the San Angelo and Mexia SSLCs… » Continue Reading
Event: The Hogg Foundation for Mental Health presents a discussion on the criminalization of mental illness by nationally acclaimed journalist, bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Pete Earley. When: 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21 Where: Legislative Conference Center, Room E2.002, Texas Capitol Background: Earley will discuss why jails and prisons have become our new asylums, why… » Continue Reading
Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Faculty Elected Fellows of American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare
Three University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare for their accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to advancing social welfare.