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A Response to Arthur Kleinman’s Lecture on Caregiving as Moral Experience

By Michael B. Friedman There is much to like about Arthur Kleinman’s brilliant work, but what I have always liked…

November 1, 2016 @ 5:04 pm

Cabassa and Stefančić to Evaluate Project Serving Philadelphia’s Homeless with Integrated Health Care and Housing

A new initiative sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has recruited Associate Professor Leopoldo J….

October 21, 2016 @ 9:45 pm

With New NIMH Grant, Cabassa and Stefančić Delve into Role of Peer Specialists in Delivering Health Interventions

Peer support among people with severe mental illness (SMI) is a practice with a longstanding tradition that is increasingly on…

August 19, 2016 @ 9:20 pm

Professor Desmond Patton Collaborates with Data Scientist on ROADS-funded Project to Prevent Gang Violence

Firearm-related violence is up in major American cities in 2016. While we may not be facing the apocalypse Republican presidential…

August 5, 2016 @ 7:03 pm

Professors Alcántara and Cabassa Start RWJF-funded Project to Disaggregate Latino/a Health Data

According to the latest U.S. census, Latinos/as, also known as Hispanics, are the largest racial/ethnic group in the United States,…

June 30, 2016 @ 10:15 pm

CSSW and Cohen Veterans Network Form Partnership to Strengthen Field of Veterans’ Mental Health

Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW) and Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) have entered into a partnership to develop the…

June 27, 2016 @ 6:43 pm

Groundbreaking Study Confirms That Complicated Grief Is Not Depression, Thus Requires Targeted Therapy

Research published on June 8 in JAMA Psychiatry shows that a structured psychotherapy developed by Dr. M. Katherine Shear of…

June 8, 2016 @ 2:47 pm

Improved Diagnostic Criteria Needed for Individuals with Complicated Grief

New York, NY – To better identify and diagnose those suffering from debilitating grief after the death of a loved…

May 24, 2016 @ 8:46 pm

SIG’s WORTH Intervention Identified as Best Practice by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified a group-level intervention…

May 10, 2016 @ 3:51 pm

Gwen Carr’s Sorrow and Strategy: Mother of Eric Garner Addresses Social Work Students

Gwen Carr, subway train operator turned activist and mother of Eric Garner, recently visited Columbia’s School of Social Work as…

October 28, 2015 @ 10:16 pm

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