News: Foster Care
2021 GOLDSON LECTURE: The Promise of Prevention Science in Addressing Early Childhood Adversity
Prolonged trauma in early childhood can be devastating, but there is also a window of opportunity for interventions, says Dr….
The Impact of COVID-19 on Our Work with Vulnerable Youth
In this post for our special series on social work in times of crisis, the Workplace Center shares lessons learned…
Workplace Center Recognized for Role in Helping Foster Youth Get Jobs
Finding interventions to support foster youth make the transition into the world of work is a challenge—but it is the…
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.
Michael MacKenzie Named 2014 William T. Grant Scholar
The William T. Grant Foundation has named Associate Professor Michael MacKenzie as a William T. Grant Scholar. He will be researching “Children in Limbo: A Transactional Model of Foster Care Placement Instability.”
Nine Ph.D. Students Enter the Academic Job Market
Announcing the release of a booklet listing the achievements of nine CUSSW doctoral students, program chair Julien Teitler mentioned their “broad range of important topics, including child obesity, foster care, adult and adolescent mental health, gender-based violence, and resilience among at-risk women in developing countries.”
Professor Emeritus David Fanshel, World Expert on Foster Care, Dies
Dr. David Fanshel, who was a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work and received his doctorate from the School, passed away on December 15, 2012. CUSSW joins his family in celebrating his contributions, including and especially his award-winning work on the American foster care system.