News: CSSW Faculty Opinion

FACULTY OPINION: We Must Continue to Use Naloxone During COVID-19

Overdoses may be on the rise. Finding ways to safely administer life-saving interventions during the coronavirus pandemic is crucial. By…

June 15 @ 7:17 pm

Aging Well Is Not an Oxymoron, Says Professor Friedman

Adjunct Associate Professor Michael Friedman insists that contrary to the ageist bias of today, it is possible to age well. Then he explores what “aging well” really means.

February 17, 2015 @ 8:34 pm

Silence Is Fatal: Fighting Stigma About Depression and Suicide in Our Communities

Professor Leopoldo Cabassa speaks out on the importance of breaking the silence surrounding those who are depressed, in this article just now published in El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s largest-circulation newspaper.

August 22, 2014 @ 7:42 pm

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.

June 10, 2014 @ 5:49 pm

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.

March 17, 2014 @ 11:46 pm

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.

February 18, 2014 @ 11:31 pm

SWM-001: The Trials and Tribulations of the Trayvon Martin Case, with Professor Ron Mincy

In this pilot podcast, Professor Ron Mincy delivers thoughts on one of the summer’s racially charged events: the outcome of the trial for the shooting of African American youth Trayvon Martin. As it happens, the launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the historical March on Washington, when Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech.

August 21, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

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