News: Adjunct Faculty
Extending the Reach of Clinical Services: Tele-health and Social Work
In an online event held on January 30, 2017, CSSW alumna and adjunct faculty member Amelia Ortega and full-time faculty…
Mass Shooting Bandwagon Rolls Past the Bigger Problems in Mental Health
In the United States, more than half of people with serious mental illness do not get treatment at all. Perhaps if we addressed this crisis, we might also end up with fewer homicides, argues Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman.
Be on the Lookout for Elder Abuse
What is elder abuse and what are the signs that an older person is a victim of abuse? Adjunct professor Michael Friedman, along with Joy Solomon and Malya Kurzwell Levin, provide an overview.
ROUNDTABLE: The Social Work Response to the Harlem Explosion
Two faculty members and the Director of Advising discuss the fit between social work and disaster response, and how it applies to this local tragedy.
Milgram’s Obedience Study Shocks Students with Inattention to Ethics
Australian psychologist Gina Perry joins Professor Amy Werman’s social work research class by Skype, and a lively discussion ensues on the ethics of using human subjects in psychology experiments. Perry has written a book on the Milgram Experiment, told from the point of view of study participants.
Professor Friedman: We Need “Assertive” Mental Health Services
Read the responses given by Adjunct Associate Professor Michael B. Friedman to a debate concerning the effectiveness of the U.S. policy of deinstitutionalization of mental health services, organized by MedPageToday.com.
Adjunct Professor Michael Friedman Receives NASW Service Award
Professor Friedman has worked in the field of mental health for over 45 years as a direct service provider, an administrator, a government official and as an educator.