BCSSW Dean Gautam Yadama and Associate Dean Tom Walsh met with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, as the Baker administration announced a first-in-the-nation set of educational core principles for social workers designed to address opioid addiction and treatment.
The Secretary addressed what her office is doing to combat the opioid epidemic in the Commonwealth, emphasizing the data-driven approach that is already serving to curb addiction and overdoses across the state.
Members of the social work community celebrated in the Massachusetts State House yesterday, honoring the Commonwealth’s new Secretary of Health and Human Services, Marylou Sudders, who now represents one of the highest-ranking social workers in government in the United States.
Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker has named one of BC Social Work’s own to his Cabinet, appointing Professor Marylou Sudders to head the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.
Marylou Sudders, Associate Professor at the Boston College School of Social Work, has been awarded a major grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the US Department of Health and Human Services.