News: Pandemic

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…

April 9 @ 9:17 pm

Who Produces Science During Crisis?

With research on the social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic now underway, Courtney Cogburn argues for examining who receives funding…

April 1 @ 3:53 pm

Katherine Shear Endorses Petition for a White House Bereavement Office

Marion E. Kenworthy Professor M. Katherine Shear, an internationally known psychiatrist, grief expert, and founder of the Center for Complicated…

March 30 @ 3:08 am

2021 LIN LECTURE: Black Youth Respond with Resilience to the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism, and Virtual Learning

Black families have been hit hard by the events of the past year. How have Black youth coped? For this…

March 26 @ 7:46 pm

Tracking Poverty, Making Policy

Sophie Collyer, a dual-degree alumna of CSSW and SIPA, works at the intersection of policy analysis and social justice. This…

March 26 @ 7:43 pm

CSSW-SIPA Alumna Clara Ceccanti on Pursuing a Career in Clinical Social Work During COVID

Clara Ceccanti earned an MSW from the School of Social Work in conjunction with an MIA degree from the School…

March 26 @ 7:39 pm

Enact Fundamental Change to Address Poverty

The COVID pandemic exacerbated poverty in the United States, and the Biden administration should take significant steps to support those…

February 19 @ 9:25 pm

Undergraduates Engage with Social Work through the Justice and Pandemics Preparedness Academy

Columbia School of General Studies reached out to CSSW to partner on a novel Columbia undergraduate co-curricular program. Toward the…

January 25 @ 11:47 pm

COVID-19 Underlines the Need for Culturally Appropriate Interventions in New York City

Prompted by the pandemic, Prof. Jinyu Liu produced a bilingual guide for Chinese seniors with dementia. Picture this: An older…

November 23, 2020 @ 5:09 pm

Action Lab, Now a Center, Welcomes Its First Executive Director, Dr. Ovita Williams

Created in Spring 2020, the CSSW Action Lab for Social Justice quickly reaches two significant milestones. Dean Melissa Begg recently…

October 21, 2020 @ 2:57 pm

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