Research Centers & Programs

Columbia Population Research

The Columbia Population Research Center is the only NICHD-funded population research center to be founded within a school of social work. It is currently co-directed...
Columbia Population Research

Complicated Grief

The Center for Complicated Grief, directed by Dr. Katherine Shear, develops treatments that can help people with complicated grief. It also trains mental health professionals...

Global Health Research Center of Central Asia

Headquartered in Almaty, Kazakhstan, the Global Health Research Center of Central Asia (GHRCCA) addresses a range of health threats—HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), hepatitis C,...
Global Health Research Center of Central Asia

ICHAD

Directed by Professor Fred Ssewamala, ICHAD does research to empower HIV- and poverty-impacted individuals and their families, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. It is interested in...
ICHAD

Jordan Social Work Education for Excellence

Launched: 2008, at the invitation of Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan Mission: JSWEEP supports the establishment of the social work profession, builds the capacity...
Jordan Social Work Education for Excellence

Poverty and Social Policy

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy, which launched in May 2015, is directed by Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems Irwin Garfinkel...
Poverty and Social Policy

Research on Fathers, Children & Family Well-being

The Center for Research on Fathers, Children & Family Well-being, run by Professor Ronald B. Mincy, aims to expand knowledge and disseminate new findings on...
Research on Fathers, Children & Family Well-being

Social Intervention Group

The Social Intervention Group (SIG) tries to advance the science of intervention and prevention research among highly vulnerable populations by addressing the concurrent problems of...
Social Intervention Group

Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace

The Workplace Center, directed by Senior Research Scientist Dr. Lauren B. Gates, works with service providers, corporations and unions throughout the nation around issues of...
Social Policy and Practice in the Workplace