In this Q&A, Peterson and Zimakas discuss their experiences working in corrections, what it means to share a bond as BCSSW alumni, and why Peterson got into the field in the first place.
Dispatches from the Field is a recurring feature at Innovate@BCSW designed to showcase the school’s commitment to fostering, through field education, fruitful relationships with organizations, both in Boston and around the world, that are providing critical services to those living at the margins of society.
Beacon Hill Village is a membership organization designed and created by older adults to serve that population. Connors (MSW ’10) discusses the impact BCSSW students have had on the Village.
She was one of ten featured faculty, students, and alumni to presenting on the theme of this year’s event, “Research and the Common Good.”
Assistant Professor Erika Sabbath cites research, including her own, that shows that sexual harassment in the workplace has been found to impact both physical and mental health of those harassed.
Boston College School of Social Work Assistant Professor Jessica Shaw has been awarded a $313,558 grant by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women for her project “Evaluation of a Cross-System Cooperative Response to Adolescent Sexual Assault Victims.”
Robert Rosales, who expects to graduate this coming August, counts health access and disparities among Latino populations as his research interests. In this blog post, he delineates the important points around a recent paper published in Social Work in Health Care.
Associate Professor Scott Easton has contributed a chapter to the recently released book Understanding the Sexual Betrayal of Boys & Men, edited by renowned psychologist and psychoanalyst Richard B. Gartner. In this Q&A with Innovate, Easton discusses what it means to him to have been included in the project.
In our efforts to continually translate knowledge into social action and intervention, schools of social work know the necessity and value of being rooted in places and communities in enduring ways, and of collaborating with those embedded in social dilemmas.
The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, of which BCSSW Dean Gautam N. Yadama is a commissioner, has released a report analyzing the scope of the health and economic costs of air, water, soil, and occupational pollution in the world today.