Learning Communities

Seven distinct learning communities are each charged with examining social work’s impact on a different aspect of health. These learning communities are trans-disciplinary, inter-professional teams that include students, faculty from Boston University and beyond, policymakers, and practitioners.

Central to the work is a desire to promote population health and health equity – both nationally and globally – and a belief that the social work profession should be at the forefront of addressing these issues. Working collaboratively, these learning communities are conducting exciting outcomes-driven research that will inform evidence-based practices, which can be replicated at the community level and around the world.

The learning communities are: