From June 14 through June 16, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College hosted the 18th Annual North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress, organized by Professor Michael Lewis in collaboration with the U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network and Basic Income Canada.
The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College proudly graduated its Master of Social Work and Bachelor of Social Work classes of Spring 2019 at two ceremonies – the Silberman School of Social Work Recognition Ceremony and 219th Hunter College Commencement – on Wednesday, May 29.
The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College commends Dr. Gerald P. Mallon, Associate Dean of Scholarship and Research and Julia Lathrop Professor of Child Welfare, whose seminal book LGBTQ Youth Issues: A Practical Guide for Youth Workers Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth was released this month in its third edition. First published in 2001, with a second edition in 2010, this text has been a transformative and widely respected resource for social service professionals who work with LGBTQ young people. The newest edition incorporates the most recent research and evidence to help guide affirming practice relationships.
Dr. Rong Zhao joins the Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work at the rank of Assistant Professor. She earned her doctorate from the Columbia University School of Social Work this past spring, and previously studied at the Beijing Normal University in Beijing, China.
Dr. Geetha Gopalan comes to the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College as an Associate Professor from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Her research focuses on the implementation of evidence-based mental health interventions with youth and families, particularly family-level interventions to improve youth mental health and
Dr. Anna Ortega-Williams is joining the Hunter College Silberman faculty as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Ortega-Williams is a social work scholar, practitioner, educator, and activist. She earned her doctorate from the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, having previously earned her MSW from Stony Brook University (SUNY) and her bachelor’s degree from Hunter College.