A new initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recruited Associate Professor Leopoldo J. Cabassa and Associate Research Scientist Ana Stefančić to evaluate the findings of a project that aims to improve the lives
A research project for our Social Intervention Group ran a successful #loveanywhere campaign in Harlem to show support for LGBT equality.
New faculty member Desmond Patton (right) collaborates with a director at Columbia's Data Science Institute on a project using data science to prevent gang violence.
The Master of Science degree program in Social Work (M.S.W.) offers an innovative curriculum that requires concurrent study in the classroom and in the field….
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In an online event held on October 4, 2016, alumna Rachel Waltz described her experience of working with HUD-VASH, a collaborative program between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Veterans Administration (VA) that combines HUD
Dean Takamura, professors and faculty members, my fellow speakers, and to all of you graduate students becoming part of Columbia University's School of Social Work. I am truly honored to have been invited to my alma mater and to have
Peer support among people with severe mental illness (SMI) is a practice with a longstanding tradition that is increasingly on the rise. More and more countries are turning to peer support as an economically feasible way to expand mental health
Firearm-related violence is up in major American cities in 2016. While we may not be facing the apocalypse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump depicted at his convention last month—violent crime rates in cities are far below what they were a