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.
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.
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.
Doctoral candidates Aakanksha Sinha & Leia Saltzman, and Associate Professor Margaret Lombe introduce their paper “Exploring Factors Associated with Education Outcomes for Orphan and Abandoned Children in India.”
Drew Reynolds is using network analysis to examine relationships between individuals and their environments, towards providing a guide to what social workers do – tackle social problems.
In the most recent installment of Innovate’s series highlighting research publications from faculty members at the Boston College School of Social Work, we focus on a presentation from Scott Easton on “Long-term Mental Health Outcomes for Men with Histories of Child Sexual Abuse.”
Shaw has published widely on the criminal justice system’s response to sexual assault; this November she spoke at a meeting convened by Vice President Joe Biden to address this important topic.
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.”
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.