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Why Air Force Veteran Craig Theisen (MS’15) Chose Social Work over Other Professions

In honor of Veteran’s Day 2014, we present a video of one of our current students, an Air Force veteran, recounting his pathway to the social work profession.

November 3, 2014 @ 10:51 pm

SWM-012: CSSW Alums Are Enlightened and Active Participants, With Dean Jeanette Takamura

As Dean Jeanette Takamura explains in this podcast, our alumni participate in the life-blood of the Columbia School of Social Work in myriad ways, including by giving.

October 27, 2014 @ 11:17 pm

“Give Your Stress Wings and Let It Fly”: Self Care Day 2014

Watch this video capturing a few of the highlights of this year’s Self-Care Day, and shed some stress vicariously!

October 24, 2014 @ 9:42 pm

SWM-011: The Ebola Crisis as Seen from the Lens of International Social Work

In this episode, Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert and doctoral candidate Angela Aifah discuss the reaction to the Ebola health crisis in the United States.

October 17, 2014 @ 7:53 pm

In Honor of World Mental Health Day, Paying Tribute to CSSW’s DBT Training

The Columbia School of Social Work is becoming an incubator for training specialists in an innovative treatment method known as Dialectical Behavior Therapy.

October 10, 2014 @ 11:50 pm

Qualified Candidates in Select U.S. Regions Can Now Earn Columbia Master of Social Work Online

The Columbia School of Social Work now has an online campus. Find out more by watching this video.

October 6, 2014 @ 7:07 pm

Reddit Ask Me Anything with Complicated Grief Center Director Kathy Shear

On Friday, October 3rd, at 1:00 p.m. EST, you can ask Dr. Kathy Spear anything on Reddit! Spread the word…

October 2, 2014 @ 4:52 pm

Targeted Therapy Relieves Complicated Grief in the Elderly According to New Study by Katherine Shear

Complicated grief is an under-recognized mental health problem that affects million Americans, many of them elderly. Dr. Katherine Shear just now completed the first full-scale randomized clinical trial studying complicated grief in the elderly, which found that a new treatment approach encouraging patients to re-live the loss and reflect on its meaning is twice as successful as traditional depression therapy.

September 26, 2014 @ 6:37 pm

Alumna Teams Up with CSSW to Train New Generation of Foster Care Caseworkers for NYC

Liv Anna Homstead (MS‘12) has been partnering with the School of Social Work in developing a support system for overburdened caseworkers in New York City’s foster care system, as part of her work with Children’s Corps.

September 15, 2014 @ 5:55 pm

Welcome to the Entering Class of Fall 2014

Welcome, new students! We present some vital statistics about your class as well as a short film in which graduating students from this past spring impart some advice. Enjoy!

September 4, 2014 @ 9:11 pm

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