News: Disaster

Dean’s Statement on Disaster in Nepal and Riots in Baltimore

Dean Jeanette Takamura comments on the earthquake disaster in Nepal and, on the home front, the senseless death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore.

April 29, 2015 @ 11:00 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

The Social Work Response to Typhoon Haiyan

Responding to the news of the devastating tropical storm that hit the central Philippines on November 8th , four of our students are joined by a CUMC research assistant in interpreting the catastrophe from a social work perspective. NOTE: Be sure to join the fundraiser in Lerner Hall on Friday, Nov. 22.

November 18, 2013 @ 10:36 pm

NEWTOWN TRAGEDY: Recommendations for Coping with the Psychological Aftermath

The events of Sandy Hook elicited sadness, grief, anger and confusion. Social workers recognize and have studied this kind of anxiety. Professor Anne Conway provides recommendations for individuals and families looking for ways to cope.

December 17, 2012 @ 8:37 pm

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