Professor Terry Mizrahi to Receive Service and Leadership Award from Council on Social Work Education

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.

Silberman School of Social Work Appoints Associate Dean of Academic & Faculty Affairs, Dr. Carol Bennett-Speight

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Carol Bennett-Speight as Associate Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs.

Dr. Bennett-Speight is an accomplished leader in social work education and institutional administration. Since 2011, she has served as Director of the Social Work Program, Associate Professor, and Assessment Coordinator at the Mercy College School of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SSBS) in Dobbs Ferry, NY.

Silberman Scholarship Spotlight, July 2019: Katharine Bloeser and Maria Y. Rodriguez

Assistant Professor Katharine Bloeser (left), Assistant Professor Maria Y. Rodriguez (right)

Silberman Scholarship Spotlight showcases the extraordinary faculty research and scholarship that distinguish the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. The July 2019 Spotlight profiles Professor Katharine Bloeser’s innovative research with veterans and Professor Maria Rodriguez’ exciting work on the use of big data and computational methods in social work.

Associate Dean Mallon Releases Third Edition of Field-Leading Book

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.

Silberman Shines at Major Social Work Research Conference

The Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College was well-represented with an impressive,  productive delegation at the 2019 Annual Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), held in January in San Francisco, CA.

This year’s conference theme, Ending Gender-Based, Family and Community Violence, spurred crucial conversations bridging social work research, practice, and education – and echoing the mission and values of both the Silberman community and the social work profession. Hundreds of attendees came together from around the country and the world to take part.