Social Impact LIVE: Ellen Lukens and Helle Thorning Reflecting on 9/11, Loss, and Resiliency
On the 18th anniversary of 9/11, Richard Hara is joined by Dr. Ellen Lukens and Dr. Helle Thorning to discuss…
Which Programs Work Best for Helping Homeless Veterans, and What Hurdles Does a Non-Vet Face in Providing Services?
In an online event held on October 4, 2016, alumna Rachel Waltz described her experience of working with HUD-VASH, a…
CSSW and Cohen Veterans Network Form Partnership to Strengthen Field of Veterans’ Mental Health
Columbia University School of Social Work (CSSW) and Cohen Veterans Network (CVN) have entered into a partnership to develop the…
Why Is It So Hard for Veterans to Seek Treatment for PTSD, and What Impact Does It Have on Their Families?
In an online event held on February 23, 2016, Columbia School of Social Work alumnus Michael Day (MSW’10), who served…
A Vet, Now in Social Work School, Reviews Howard Schultz’s New Book on Vets
Craig Theisen (MS’15) appraises the messages at the heart of a new book by the Starbucks CEO, from the perspective of one who served in the Air Force for 20 years and is now enrolled in our graduate program.
Commander—and Social Worker—Stephen Bromberek at the Helm
The U.S. Navy dropped anchor for the first time at the School of Social Work, as alumna Jennifer Bornemann (MSSW, 2000), who now serves as an officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, introduced Commander Stephen Bromberek, the director of social work at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
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.