In this Q&A, the CSWE’s Yolanda Padilla and Assistant Professor Rocío Calvo discuss the Center’s mission and the potential for a productive partnership with the LLI; and how both programs, working together, have the potential to contribute to a new, more culturally competent paradigm in social work education and practice.
Dana Loatman is working for World Vision International, with a particular focus on a budding network called the Sustainable Development Goals Coalition.
In this short video from this year’s border course, Westy Egmont outlines some of the challenges facing social workers at the point of entry of Nogales, and he explains how BCSSW helps to train MSW candidates to better understand these challenges, and begin to build solutions.
Nobody likes to fail. As a perfectionist by nature, I loathe failing. It sticks with me for a long time. I play things over and over in my mind, and the “shoulds” set in- as in I should have done this or that. So it is no surprise that the weight of a recent failure still lingers.
The 2017 U.S. News & World Report Graduate School Rankings are in, and for the second straight time, the Boston College School of Social Work has been voted #10 nationwide. This announcement assures that BCSSW will spend a period of at least eight successive years in the top ten of social work schools in America.
Assistant Professor Samantha Teixeira joined the faculty at BCSSW at the beginning of this academic year. Teixeira will study issues of environmental justice, a critical, growing sub-discipline in the field of social work.
On March 4, Hartford HealthCare CEO Elliot Joseph visited BC Social Work to share his expertise with students as the latest featured guest in the school’s Leadership Speakers Luncheon Series.
In her second dispatch, Caitlin O’Donnell discusses the “harmonizing” taking place in the NGO community of Kigali, Rwanda.
In this Q&A, The RISE team discusses the impetus for building the program, its potential impact in addressing social ills from a race, place, and poverty-based framework, and their hopes for RISE today and into the future.
Professors Tiziana Dearing and David Takeuchi went to the White House for the launch of a new Obama Administration initiative for which BCSSW will serve as an initial academic research partner.