Earlier this month in Porto, Portugal, Associate Dean Dr. Gary Mallon delivered a keynote address at the fifteenth annual international conference of the European Scientific Association on Residential and Family Care for Children and Adolescents (EUSARF). Speaking to 700 participants from 45 countries, Dr. Mallon’s talk was titled, “Let’s Get this Straight – We aren’t: Building Professional Competency Toward Working with LGBTQ Youth in Schools and Residential Settings.”
Faculty from the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College and two of Afghanistan’s leading universities, Kabul University and Herat University, came together in Cairo, Egypt last month for the third “Study Tour” of the Hunter College/Kabul University/Herat University Counseling Degree Partnership – a one-of-a-kind global partnership in social work education.
On Thursday, June 7, Hunter College President Jennifer J. Raab hosted a special reception to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Mary M. Cavanaugh as Dean of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. A great many members of the Hunter College and Silberman School of Social Work community came together for this jubilant event, held at the Silberman campus in East Harlem.
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.