News: New York City
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.
Jan Carl Park, the guest speaker at our event honoring World AIDS Day 2013, gave a moving introduction about a friend of his lost to the disease. The full text in available here, along with highlights from the rest of his talk—about New York City’s attempts to reduce infections by 2015, in line with National HIV/AIDS strategy.
Dr. Helen Rehr, CUSSW aluma extraordinaire, has died. She was 93. “We celebrate her life, her many contributions, and her unwavering commitment to social work,” said Dean Jeanette Takamura.
“Financial empowerment”—if you aren’t familiar with the term, you will be soon. It is the topic of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz’s Grand Rounds talk on January 30; of a course being taught this semester; and of some innovative field placement opportunities.
WORLD AIDS DAY 2012: Time to Listen to Service Providers, the Unsung Heroes in the Fight Against AIDS
To reach the goal of “zero AIDS” in our lifetime, more provider-research partnerships are needed, argues Professor Rogério Meireles Pinto.