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Social Work Journal with School Ties Celebrates Its 100th Volume

Launched by one of our School’s founders and edited by one of our alumni, the journal Families in Society approaches…

April 26, 2019 @ 9:38 pm

Columbia University’s School of Social Work Is Awarded $86 Million Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to Reduce Opioid Deaths in New York State

Columbia’s School of Social Work, along with partner universities, will work in 15 counties across New York State to address…

April 18, 2019 @ 5:31 pm

Empathy Bootcamp: Small Gestures Can Have a Big Impact

An evidence-based continuing education workshop offers do’s and dont’s for supporting others in a crisis. When my friend Clara was…

March 15, 2019 @ 5:43 pm

“People, Not Power”: Alum Announces Mount Vernon, NY, Mayoral Bid

Emphasizing youth development, community building, and housing, Delia Farquharson (MSW’09) feels ready to lead her city. A city of 68,000…

March 12, 2019 @ 9:31 pm

Professor’s Online Memorial Draws Plaudits for Innovation

The School’s online memorial gathering for the late Prof. Steven Schinke is featured in the February 26, 2019, issue of…

February 28, 2019 @ 6:28 pm

Desmond Patton Named to Presidential Leadership Scholars

Associate Professor and SAFElab founder Desmond Upton Patton is one of 60 leaders from across the non-profit, military, public, and private…

February 15, 2019 @ 8:43 pm

School of Social Work Launches MOOC on Social Policy, Its First

When public policy courses are taught at universities in the United States, programs that involve caring for citizens’ welfare typically…

February 8, 2019 @ 8:10 pm

Demand “Growing Exponentially” for Bilingual MSWs, Says 2012 Graduate

A 2012 alumnus of the School of Social Work, Russell Chertok, and his Long Island-based business, Visiting Counselors of New…

February 7, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

SSWR Names Desmond Patton as Fellow

The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) has selected Associate Professor Desmond U. Patton as a 2019 Fellow, recognizing…

January 18, 2019 @ 10:02 pm

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