The Council on Social Work Education has released a Curricular Guide for Addressing Homelessness, the newest addition to a series intended to provide curriculum tools for baccalaureate and masters’ social work programs nationally. The guide was created thanks to a partnership with the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services, a consortium of schools of social work, and generous funding provided by the New York Community Trust.
The Silberman School of Social Work once again partnered this winter with the New York City Department of Homeless Services to carry out the 2020 HOPE and Shadow Count – an annual count of those across the five boroughs who are experiencing homelessness and are unsheltered. The count took place January 27th and 28th.
The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College is very pleased to announce that Professor Terry Mizrahi will receive the Service and Leadership in Social Work Education Award from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). This award recognizes Dr. Mizrahi’s extraordinary leadership in service to Social Work education and particularly to Social Work students across her entire career. It will be presented to Dr. Mizrahi at the 2019 CSWE Annual Program Meeting, October 24-27 in Denver, CO.
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.