News: Clinical Psychology

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.

March 14, 2014 @ 3:45 pm

SWM-004: Dialectical Behavior Therapy in Clinical Social Work, with Tony DuBose

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.

November 8, 2013 @ 7:30 pm

“Curiosity”—Another Name for History, and for Hope

First-year student Natalie Millman says that her background in guided autobiography can be useful in doing bio-psycho-social (BPS) assessments and in persuading clients of their self-worth.

March 26, 2013 @ 4:19 pm

A New Treatment Program for the Grief That Won’t End

Grief can be complicated. As one of the first medical experts to recognize this, Dr. M. Katherine Shear, the Marion E. Kenworthy Professor of Psychiatry in Social Work at CUSSW, has developed an effective 16-session treatment. She is launching the program as an official Columbia University “center” on Monday, February 25.

February 22, 2013 @ 11:21 pm

Gun Law Reform and Mental Health in Wake of Newtown—A CSSW Panel

In response to the White House report proposing to tighten gun control and further mental health reform to curb gun violence, CUSSW Associate Professor Vicki Lens discussed the Second Amendment and CU Professor Michael Stone, the psychology of mass murderers.

February 18, 2013 @ 11:00 pm

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