As a social worker, you’ll be tempted to make your clients and their needs your top priority in life. But as seasoned social workers will tell you, you can’t care for others properly if you don’t take care of yourself.
A research project for our Social Intervention Group ran a successful #loveanywhere campaign in Harlem to show support for LGBT equality.
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.
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The Columbia School of Social Work congratulates three faculty members who have been promoted by the Trustees of Columbia University to full professorships: Craig Schwalbe, Susan Witte, and Elwin Wu. With over a decade of experience in direct practice and social
The September 4 issue of Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal, features the work of associate professor Desmond U. Patton and his SAFElab team, who are analyzing social media messages related to youth violence. Dr. Patton, a social worker
A revitalized Management Fellows Program was rolled out in style on September 14, when Program Director Dr. Tara Batista introduced this year’s 11 fellows at a champagne reception. The Management Fellows curriculum, an especially beloved and prestigious part of SSW’s
The School of Social Work's Center for Complicated Grief (CCG), under the direction of M. Katherine Shear, MD, is collaborating with the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) on Stepping Forward in Grief, a study of two innovative digital