Welcome to the School of Social Welfare

The School of Social Welfare's programs of education and research reflect a core commitment to our mission of promoting social justice. We prepare students to become professional social workers, devoted to bringing about a humane and just society for everyone

Welcome to the New Dean: Dr. Jacqueline Mondros

The Stony Brook University School of Social Welfare is delighted to welcome Jacqueline Mondros, DSW, as our new Dean. Dr. Mondros has also been appointed Assistant Vice President for Social Determinants  of Health. She brings her expertise, many talents and vision to lead our School and Stony Brook Medicine's social determinants of health initiatives into a new era. Read more.

Remembering Dr. Abraham Lurie (1917-2015)

Dr. Lurie was one of the great innovators in social work. His programs in psychiatry, healthcare, case management, and discharge planning are known throughout the world.
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Community partnerships: Partnering with libraries

Today’s librarians are being asked to provide information on ever changing societal issues and on new and emerging problems/issues that seem overwhelming to library patrons. Individuals and families are turning to libraries looking for answers to life situations... Read more