In a recent a ceremony held in South Boston, this unique collaboration between BCSSW and the UWMB, called the IF Partnership, presented awards to HomeStart, Children’s HealthWatch, and the Metropolitan Boston Housing Partnership to identify innovative, cost-effective, and feasible ideas to reduce family homelessness in the state.
The research for Leia Saltzman’s dissertation was conducted at The Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma at Herzog Hospital in Jerusalem. She has accepted a post-doctoral fellowship to work on an extension of this research and will return to Israel this coming fall.
Read this excerpt from Associate Professor Stephanie Berzin’s article in classy.org.
BC Social Work’s international doctoral program in social welfare is a unique collaboration between BCSSW and other Jesuit universities in Mexico and Chile.
Boston College has named Gautam N. Yadama, assistant vice chancellor for international affairs and professor in the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, as dean of the Boston College School of Social Work.
Dorothy Book Scholar and Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi presented recent, cutting-edge research on the integration of immigrants into American life at Boston City Hall this past week, helping to paint a complex portrait of the 41 million foreign-born individuals living in the U.S.
May 23rd marked the 140th Commencement in the history of Boston College and the seventy-sixth School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony. This year, under bright, flawless skies, 266 soon-to-be social workers were awarded MSWs, while five individuals celebrated completion of their doctoral studies.
This year, that student is Kaiti Jones, a first-year MSW candidate who will be working with Boston Mayor Walsh’s Office of Resilience & Racial Equity during a paid 10-week summer internship.
The main objective of Garcia-Ornelas’ placement is to work directly with the population of inmates at the Suffolk County House of Corrections who are living with various mental disorders.
This semester, Innovate@BCSW is following the experiences of four BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, and Africa. This is the fourth and final installment of the series.
This past April 15, BCSSW hosted a unique event honoring the family of BCSSW student Eric Charette, and in particular, Eric’s mother Mary, who has fostered 237 children since 1979.