News: Social Work Matters
Susan Witte to Further Anti-Oppression Teaching Initiatives as Provost’s Teaching Scholar
Professor Susan Witte is one of nine Columbia University faculty members selected to introduce innovations into the culture of teaching…
SWM-015: How the Business World Can Benefit from a Human-Centered Approach, with Mark Rodgers
In this podcast we talk to Mark Rodgers about his career path combining training in Rogerian psychotherapy with running his own marketing agency. Rodgers was a participant in one of this year’s clinical grand rounds.
SWM014: Marking 10 Years of Health Research in Central Asia, with Louisa Gilbert and Angela Aifah
In this podcast, we talk to Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert, who co-directs, with Professor Nabila El-Bassel, the School of Social Work’s Global Health Research Center of Central Asia. This year marks the 10th anniversary of their efforts to assist regional NGOs in Central Asia with developing solutions to the region’s HIV/STI, hepatitis C and TB epidemics.
SWM-013: 5 Cool Things in Fall 2014, with Dean Jeanette Takamura
How does fall semester at our School look from the perspective of our dean, Jeanette Takamura? She shares (at least!) 5 “cool things” in this podcast, and we also learn some amazing facts about her…
SWM-012: CSSW Alums Are Enlightened and Active Participants, With Dean Jeanette Takamura
As Dean Jeanette Takamura explains in this podcast, our alumni participate in the life-blood of the Columbia School of Social Work in myriad ways, including by giving.
SWM-011: The Ebola Crisis as Seen from the Lens of International Social Work
In this episode, Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert and doctoral candidate Angela Aifah discuss the reaction to the Ebola health crisis in the United States.
SWM-010: Translating Neuroscience into Policy and Practice for At-Risk Children, with Dr. Jack Shonkoff
Dr. Jack Shonkoff, the 2014 Lucille N. Austin Lecturer, has a long connection with the social work profession. In this podcast, he talks about how social work practice may change with at-risk children as a result of new findings on the brain’s early development.
SWM-009: The Impact of the Great Recession on American Families and Social Services, with Filmmaker Harry Gantz
Professor Vicki Lens converses with Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Harry Gantz, who was the keynote speaker at this year’s Capstone Workshop. He and his brother, Joe, created the documentary “American Winter,” which tells the stories of eight middle class families in Portland, Oregon, who were hit hard after the economic downturn of 2007.
SWM-008: Social Work as Social Enterprise, with Alumnus Matt Omelagah
In this podcast, alumnus Matt Omelagah has some choice words of advice for students who are interested in pursuing a social work degree in social enterprise administration.
SWM-007: Social Work and the DSM-5, with Michael First and Janet Williams (2/2)
Welcome to Part 2 of our podcast featuring two DSM experts, Drs. Michael First and Janet Williams, talking about the implications of DSM-5 for social workers who deliver mental health services.