News: Criminal Justice

It Takes Two to Combat HIV Transmission

A new study from Columbia University’s Social Intervention Group confirms the success of couple-based intervention in reducing risky sexual behaviors…

April 4, 2019 @ 3:17 pm

Vincent Schiraldi Interviewed in New Criminal Justice Reform Documentary

Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi shares his expertise on mass incarceration and juvenile justice in a just-released short documentary: After…

March 7, 2019 @ 7:13 pm

In Address to Class of 2018, Alumnus Dr. Charles E. Lewis Calls for More Social Workers to Enter Politics

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Dr. Charles E. Lewis at the graduation ceremony for…

October 8, 2018 @ 10:28 pm

Is Social Media Surveillance the Virtual Stop-and-Frisk?  New Study by Desmond Patton

As the inescapability of social media erodes the boundary between public and private spheres, law enforcement faces new questions about…

November 2, 2017 @ 8:21 pm

Juvenile Justice Expert Vincent Schiraldi Joins School of Social Work as Senior Research Scientist

Youth justice reformer and innovator Vincent Schiraldi will be joining the Columbia School of Social Work in October 2017 as a…

September 26, 2017 @ 5:29 pm

SIG’s WORTH Intervention Identified as Best Practice by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified a group-level intervention…

May 10, 2016 @ 3:51 pm

Out of the Shadows: Female Drug Users and HIV/AIDS

Although global action against HIV/AIDS is more than three decades old, certain populations have stayed on the margins of prevention…

January 8, 2016 @ 1:19 am

CSSW Starts Off Women’s History Month with Three Prominent Women Speakers

With the advent of Women’s History Month, Columbia School of Social Work is honored to be hosting three women who are making history in fields related to social work.

March 2, 2015 @ 11:47 pm

BLACK LIVES MATTER: Statement from the Columbia School of Social Work Community

In the wake of the Grand Jury decisions not to indict the police officers who killed Eric Garner and Michael Brown, members of the CSSW community have issued a statement speaking out against racism and oppression in our country and its criminal justice system.

December 4, 2014 @ 6:02 pm

Ferguson and Its Implications for the Social Work Community

The protest marches on behalf of Ferguson are a “statement about the long overdue need to confront and eradicate racism and to fix institutions, among them the criminal justice system,” says Dean Jeanette Takamura in this statement.

November 26, 2014 @ 8:08 pm

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