Over the course of the past year, a team of researchers led by Boston College Social Work Professors Margaret Lombe and Samantha Teixeira compiled a comprehensive report assessing outcomes for youth who have participated in the Catholic Charities Teen Center at Saint Peter’s in Dorchester, the largest and most diverse neighborhood of Boston.
Pinderhughes Fellowship winner Victor Figuereo is now in his third year at BCSSW. He is a member of the school’s Latino Leadership Initiative, and specifically, he is part of the LLI’s Latino Research Seminar, a program designed to address the disparity of Latino professors in higher education.
Stephanie Brueck and Matt Pecoraro embody the diversity of opportunity inherent for those who understand how neuroscience impacts social work, and vice versa.
First published in 2009, this updated version offers new perspectives on current methodologies in the field and changes in the populations most served by social workers, while also providing novel statistical techniques not presented in the first book.
In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at BCSSW, we focus on a pilot study that delves into the possibilities for developing individually-tailored programs to better serve the inactive older adults that need them.
The group is working on a project to create specific measureable indicators related to the sustainable development goals outlined during the UN’s conference on housing and urban development called Habitat III.
The study aims to analyze factors in the workplace that affect health and safety, including such measures as exposures to workplace policies and practices, work-related stress, and physical health hazards like lifting and bending.
Dorothy Book Scholar and Associate Dean of Research David Takeuchi and Assistant Professor Samantha Teixeira have co-edited a special edition issue of the W.E.B. Du Bois Review, a journal based at Harvard’s Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. The topic of this fall’s installment of the review is race and environmental equity.
Assistant Professor Scott Easton and PhD alumna Najwa Safadi are spanning the distance between Boston and Abu Dies in order to build interventions to help professionals in this war-torn region to practice better self-care.
Aakanksha Sinha is a visiting research fellow at the Institute for Human Development in New Delhi, India where she is the lead investigator on two projects studying nutrition and children in that country.