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Faculty & Research

New Report Predicts Aging Homeless Population Will Nearly Triple by 2030

Experts Discuss Solutions to Offset Instability and Costs The population of individuals who are homeless and elderly is expected to nearly...

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Faculty & Research

Welcome Sally Bachman, New Dean of SP2

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) rang in the new year with a new dean. As of January 1,...

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Faculty & Research, Gifts & Giving

Achieving Great Social Impact with CHIP

The 2019 High Impact Giving Guide has been released, offering expert advice on how donors make the most change with philanthropic...

Child Maltreatment in Insular & Isolated Communities

Faculty & Research

CWLA and Penn Field Center Publish New Essay Collection: Child Maltreatment in Insular & Isolated Communities

A newly-released online essay collection, the result of a collaboration by the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) and the...

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Faculty & Research

Veteran Homelessness Down 5 Percent, to Continue Declining Each Year

This month, the U.S. departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Veteran Affairs (VA) announced that veteran homelessness has...

Penn Advanced Certificate in Oncology Social Work Cohort & Instructors

Faculty & Research, Student Life

First-Ever Program in Oncology Social Work Prepares New Generation of Cancer Care Leaders

When an individual is diagnosed with cancer, their course of medical care– scheduling tests and doctor’s appointments, managing treatments and...

CSIS 2018 Alumni Summit

Faculty & Research

Center for Social Impact Strategy Celebrates Alumni, Bold Changes Ahead

In September 2018, the Center for Social Impact Strategy (CSIS) celebrated their community with a two-day Alumni Summit. This year, CSIS...

Former students who've participated in the study.

Faculty & Research

Study Led By Health and Aging Expert Lends New Insights on Interprofessional Health Care Training

In the fields of health and geriatric care, interprofessional communication and team collaboration are of critical importance, as they can...

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Faculty & Research

Child Welfare Expert Assumes Leadership Role at Field Center

Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., PhD, named internationally-respected child welfare expert and...