News: Clinical Social Work

Michael Friedman & Camille Alleyne: What Does the First Step Act Do for People with Mental Illness?

Adjunct professor teams up with MSW student to assess the impact of landmark criminal justice reform on justice-involved people with…

June 24, 2019 @ 8:27 pm

Empathy Bootcamp: Small Gestures Can Have a Big Impact

An evidence-based continuing education workshop offers do’s and dont’s for supporting others in a crisis. When my friend Clara was…

March 15, 2019 @ 5:43 pm

New Study: Responses to Grief Predict Aggressive Tweets Among Gang-Involved Chicago Youth

Mounting evidence suggests a possible link between threats of violence on social media and real-world retaliations, fights, and shootings. In…

July 18, 2018 @ 9:43 pm

Two Faculty Members Promoted to Full Professor

Two faculty members at the Columbia School of Social Work—Drs. André Ivanoff and Barbara Simon—have been promoted to the rank…

July 28, 2017 @ 4:36 pm

The Challenges Facing Psychotherapists in the New Political Climate

In an online event held on April 18, adjunct professor and Dean of Admissions at Ackerman Institute for the Family Walter…

May 10, 2017 @ 11:34 pm

Austin Lecture 2017: Social Workers Need to Understand Impact of Cyber-interaction on Adolescents

Lucille N. Austin, who taught for many years at Columbia University’s School of Social Work, was an early proponent of…

April 12, 2017 @ 9:15 pm

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…

February 3, 2017 @ 11:00 pm

With New NIMH Grant, Cabassa and Stefančić Delve into Role of Peer Specialists in Delivering Health Interventions

Peer support among people with severe mental illness (SMI) is a practice with a longstanding tradition that is increasingly on…

August 19, 2016 @ 9:20 pm

CSSW and Cohen Veterans Network Form Partnership to Strengthen Field of Veterans’ Mental Health

Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW) and Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) have entered into a partnership to develop the…

June 27, 2016 @ 6:43 pm

Why Is It So Hard for Veterans to Seek Treatment for PTSD, and What Impact Does It Have on Their Families?

In an online event held on February 23, 2016, Columbia School of Social Work alumnus Michael Day (MSW’10), who served…

March 8, 2016 @ 12:00 am

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