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
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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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
The following is the text of an email sent to the Columbia community by the Office of the President, August 1, 2016, 11:00 a.m. I write to share with you that Jeanette Takamura, Dean of the School of Social Work,
According to the latest U.S. census, Latinos/as, also known as Hispanics, are the largest racial/ethnic group in the United States, representing around 15 percent of the total population. And it is forecast that by 2050 more than one in four
Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW) and Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) have entered into a partnership to develop the next generation of clinicians and researchers with expertise to advance the field of veterans’ mental health. CVN will sponsor annual
Many of us have been reeling since learning about the premeditated massacre of LGBT night club goers in Orlando early Sunday, leaving 49 dead and 53 wounded, at the hands of an individual who appears to have been a deranged homophobic,