News: Disaster relief efforts
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.
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.
Watch this video capturing a few of the highlights of this year’s Self-Care Day, and shed some stress vicariously!
In this episode, Associate Professor Louisa Gilbert and doctoral candidate Angela Aifah discuss the reaction to the Ebola health crisis in the United States.
The Columbia School of Social Work is becoming an incubator for training specialists in an innovative treatment method known as Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
The Columbia School of Social Work now has an online campus. Find out more by watching this video.
On Friday, October 3rd, at 1:00 p.m. EST, you can ask Dr. Kathy Spear anything on Reddit! Spread the word…
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.
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.
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!