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.
The reports, Race and Income Equity in Childcare and Race, Poverty, and Equity in Neighborhood Transportation, are the products of a months-long data analysis conducted with the Obama Administration’s Office of Science and Technology Partnerships (OSTP) that was designed to investigate how race, income, and places affect access to opportunity.
MSW candidate Samantha Williams recounts one of the most memorable days at her placement, providing insight into what it’s like to conduct business in Mexico, a “wonderfully complex country.”
PhD candidate Rob Hasson III reflects on his experience at SSWR 2017.
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.