News

New Lab Grounds First-Year MSW Students in Motivational Interviewing

An innovative skills-based lab program has become an integral part of field education for all first-year students. Imagine that you’re…

November 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Joining Forces to Address the Opioid Crisis

Last March, Professor Nabila El-Bassel received a phone call from Redonna Chandler, director of the HEALing Communities Study at the…

November 7, 2019 @ 10:11 pm

Columbia School of Social Work Shines on Screens and Stages at 2019 CSWE

CSSW’s eminence, past and present, was fully on display at the Council on Social Work Education’s annual meeting this month….

October 31, 2019 @ 11:10 pm

MSW Students Join in Campaign to Make Wikipedia More Inclusive

Columbia University graduate student Darold Cuba (OHMA’19) presenting at the School of Social Work Indigenous Peoples’ Day provided the background…

October 31, 2019 @ 7:10 pm

Columbia’s HEALing Communities Study Holds First Community Advisory Board Meeting

Led by University Professor Nabila El-Bassel, the meeting marked an important first step in Columbia’s major study initiative to tackle…

October 23, 2019 @ 6:22 pm

School Honors First Recipients of Steven Schinke Namesake Awards

Two new awards ensure that the legacy of Professor Steven Schinke, known for his innovative approach to teaching and learning,…

October 17, 2019 @ 10:51 pm

The Awards Keep Coming for Newly Tenured Professor Desmond Patton

The associate professor of social work and director of Columbia’s SAFE Lab has had a string of recent successes, including…

October 11, 2019 @ 10:36 pm

FACULTY Q&A: Heidi Allen

Associate Professor Heidi Allen joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2012, after working as a research scientist on…

October 9, 2019 @ 5:59 pm

Ask Not Whether Men of Color Are Ready for College—Ask Whether Colleges Are Ready for Them

Professor Ron Mincy (right) greets CSSW alumnus Nathan Smith, who received his MSW in 2002 and is the Director of…

October 8, 2019 @ 5:29 pm

Eradicating Racial Disparities in Public Health

In a new article, Professor Courtney Cogburn argues that public health policy making should take the health impacts of cultural…

October 3, 2019 @ 6:18 pm