School of Social Work
By Christine Zeindler on February 2, 2021
UBC Okanagan’s Social Work Mental Health Clinic is offering virtual counselling and mental health services to support children and youth during COVID-19.
By Patty Wellborn on January 21, 2021
New UBC Okanagan research has identified that street homeless people must learn to ‘perform’ in particular ways through their interactions with service providers to receive the help they need.
By Nathan Skolski on October 29, 2020
New research is proposing a novel screening tool to assess the quality of care in kinship foster care placement settings.
UBC research identifies gaps when it comes to helping youth diagnosed with early stages of psychosis
By Nathan Skolski on October 14, 2020
New UBC research is highlighting the need for improved training when it comes to helping young people living with psychosis determine their sense of identity.
By Nathan Skolski on August 11, 2020
UBC researchers are raising the alarm about the increase of vaping among teenagers and how e-cigarette marketing strategies target youth.
By Bud Mortenson on July 22, 2019
Researchers at UBC Okanagan, Interior Health, Okanagan College, the Central Okanagan Journey Home Society and various human and health service sectors across the BC Interior, have received federal funding to explore ways to improve services for homeless people.
By Patty Wellborn on June 3, 2019
This week UBC Okanagan celebrates its students as it hosts six separate graduation ceremonies over two days. More than 1,725 students will cross the stage, earning their undergraduate degrees while 215 students will receive their master's degree and 40 their doctorates.
Posted in Media Releases, Spotlight | Tagged College of Graduate Studies, Convocation, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Management, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, School of Nursing, School of Social Work
By Patty Wellborn on March 12, 2019
A UBC researcher says a tool to assess potential adoptive parents does not meet the needs of lesbian, gay or gender minority adults.
By Nathan Skolski on March 8, 2019
UBC’s Okanagan campus is home to nearly 300 faculty researchers that are exploring some of the most urgent challenges, newest ideas and most ground-breaking technologies in the world.
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By Nathan Skolski on November 14, 2018
UBC Okanagan’s School of Social Work Mental Health Clinic is a key partner in the new on-campus walk-in well-being clinic. The Social Work walk-in clinic is specifically designed to support parents who have concerns about their children’s mental health.