At BC Social Work, our points of entry may differ—we are social workers, neuroscientists, public health scholars, social entrepreneurs, sociologists, managers, clinicians and executives, practitioners and researchers—but our motivation is the same: to build a more just world.
In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at the Boston College School of Social Work, we highlight a commentary from Stephanie Berzin and Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes on “Social Innovation from the Inside: Considering the Intrapreneurship Path.”
On November 9, from 5-6:30 p.m. in McGuinn Auditorium, the prominent Berkeley professor will speak on the third edition of his groundbreaking work “Racial Formation in the United States.” All from the Boston College community are invited to attend.
For the second straight academic year, the Boston College School of Social Work’s diversity focus is on ‘Race and Justice.’ Over the course of 2015-2016, BCSSW will convene a series of opportunities addressing this issue for faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Jackson-Garcia is the associate director of training at Trinity Boston Counseling Center, an organization that provides mental health services to individuals and families, with an emphasis on issues of high-risk youth, poverty, violence, and social or economic injustice.
The event’s topic, The Brain in a Social Context, drew attendees from across the country, including MIT’s John D.E. Gabrieli, who delivered the keynote address.
His quest to inform the world that “social isolation kills” at a level similar to smoking has taken him all over the globe, from California to Singapore and beyond. Most recently, he presented on the topic at Universitat Ramon Llull in Barcelona, Spain.
This year, in keeping our world’s environment in mind, we’ve produced an e-version of our magazine for your reading pleasure. We encourage you to visit bcsocialworkmagazine.com, a full website in itself designed to highlight the exceptional strengths of our school.
The research paints a broad picture across the spectrum of immigration in America, while delineating the realities of integration in unprecedented detail.
The two-year grant supports the study of BCSSW’s pioneering Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI), of which Calvo is founder and director.