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 is once again excited to partner 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, taking place overnight this January 27th into the 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.
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.
This month, more than two dozen social work researchers and scholars who are dedicated to advancing computational social scientific methods in their work have come together at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College as part of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS).
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.
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.
Building upon its success two years ago as the first American school of social work to host the North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College will once again host this significant international conference.