In an online event held on April 18, adjunct professor and Dean of Admissions at Ackerman Institute for the Family Walter…
Professor Emerita Grace Christ, with two other pioneers in the field of oncology social work, has produced the first handbook of oncology social work, published by Oxford University Press.
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.
Mental illness is back in the news with the revelation that a young German pilot deliberately brought down Germanwings Flight 9525 in the French Alps on March 24, killing all 150 on board. This report on a clinical ground rounds talk by Dr. Rachel Pruchno provides a useful framework for some of the issues under debate.
Experts agree that the most important factor in a successful grief experience is support for the bereaved. But what if the grieving person gets stuck, and no amount of support seems to be enough? Professor Katherine Shear is offering a new CGT workshop series for grief counselors and other health care professionals.
Based in part on her personal evolution and in part on her study of clinical social work and years of experience as a psychotherapist, Laurie Marsden (MSW’99) has entered a new phase of her career. She has launched an online therapy program that aims to help other women evolve.
The Columbia School of Social Work is becoming an incubator for training specialists in an innovative treatment method known as Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
The Communications Office talks to Professor Dana Alonzo about the tragic death of Robin Williams, her studies of suicidality, and what can be done to reverse America’s rising suicide rates, particularly among men in Williams’ age category.
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.
Clinical social workers, how do you teach your clients to tolerate emotional pain? In this podcast episode, Dr. Tony DuBose, an expert on Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) discusses the benefits of that model with Professor André Ivanoff.