Janice Furlong

Janice Furlong

Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Practice & Human Behavior

Clinical Associate Professor, School of Medicine

Director, Certificate in Clinical Social Work & Behavioral Medicine

Phone: 617-353-3750

jfurlong@bu.edu

Professor Janice Furlong CV

 

Education

BA (psychology), Duke University
MSW (clinical practice), Simmons School of Social Work

Courses Taught

HB 723   Adult Psychopathology: A Social Work Perspective
CP 781    Clinical Assessment and Intervention
CP 799    Brief and Time-Effective Treatment
CP 785    Family Therapy
CP 770    Clinical Practice with Individuals
GMS MH 705    Psychopathology (BU School of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences)
GMS MH 902    Clinical Practicum Seminar (BU School of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences)

Scholarly and Practice Interests

Collaborative therapy with multi-stressed families; narrative therapy and other models that privilege the voice of clients; implications of resiliency research for treatment of youth and adults living with trauma, depression, anxiety, and chemical dependency; clinical supervision; gender bias in assessment and treatment.

Selected Presentations

Furlong, J. (2014, April). Mother-blaming in clinical practice: Can we stem the tide? Paper presented at        NASW Symposium, Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of Social Workers;          Framingham, MA.

Furlong, J. (November 2014). The Power to Name: Controversies and Changes in the DSM 5. Workshop presented to the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. & Gianino, M. (September 2014). Toxic Secrets in Blended Families: Asghar Farhadi’s The          Past. Discussant, film series sponsored by the Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Waltham, MA.

Furlong, J. (May 2014). Promoting Social and Emotional Well-being in our Teens. Panel discussion   member, Parent-Teacher Organization program at F.A. Day Middle School, Newton, MA.

Furlong, J. (March, 2014). Controversies and Key Changes in the DSM 5. Workshop presented to clinical staff at YOU, Inc., Worcester, MA.

Furlong, J. (January 2014). The Cost of Empathy: Vicarious Traumatization. Lecture presented to the            Brookline Community Mental Health Center; Brookline, MA.

Furlong, J. (December 2013). Careers in Health Care. Participant in panel discussion, sponsored by Boston University Pre-Professional Advisory Office, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (November 2013). DSM 5: Changes Impacting Clinical Practice. Half-day workshop        presented to the National Association of Social Workers, Massachusetts Chapter; Weston, MA.

Furlong, J. (September 2013). Controversies and Key Changes in the DSM 5: The Power to Name, Grand Rounds presentation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (August 2013). The Power to Name: Controversies in the DSM 5, Keynote address, National   Social Work Month Conference, Boston Veteran’s Administration Healthcare System; Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (June 2013). Controversies and Themes in the DSM 5, Grand Rounds presentation, Dana Farber & Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Department of Social Work; Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (May 2013). Children and Adolescents: What’s New in DSM 5, Half-day training presented to Department of Mental Health, Child and Adolescent Services, Southeast Division, Massachusetts; Brockton, MA.

Furlong, J. (January 2013). DSM 5: Controversies and Revisions, Lecture presented to the Boston Medical Center Social Work Department; Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (December 2012). Interdisciplinary Collaboration Among Mental Health Professionals, panel discussion member, presentation for the New England Medical Students Psychiatric Student Interest Group Network; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (November 2012). Mental Health Policy and the Impact of DSM 5 Revisions, Lecture presented at Harvard School of Public Health, for health policy students; Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2012). The power to name: Controversies and revisions in the DSM 5. Grand Rounds, Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Social Work; Boston, MA.

Furlong, J., & Gianino, M. (2012). Clinical and ethical dilemmas: Secrets in families and couples. Presentation at NASW Symposium, Massachusetts chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, Framingham, MA.

Furlong, J. (2012). DSM 5: Controversies and Revisions. Full day workshop presented for Boston University Professional Education Program, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2011). Vicarious Traumatization: Risk and Protective Factors. Lecture presented at Brookline Community Mental Health Center, Brookline, MA.

Furlong, J. (2011). Narrative Therapy in Action. Lecture presented at Fitchburg State College Counseling Center, Fitchburg, MA.

Furlong, J. (2010). “Take my advice, I’m not using it:” Personal and systemic risk factors for vicarious traumatization. Presentation at NASW symposium, Massachusetts chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Framingham, MA.

Furlong, J. (2009). Vicarious traumatization: The cost of empathy. Grands Rounds lecture at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2008). Keeping Secrets: Impact on couples therapy. Lecture presented at Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance conference on Treating Couples, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2008). Understanding and Treating Self-Injury. Lecture presented for Cambridge Family and Children’s Services, Cambridge, MA.

Furlong, J. (2007). Differential Diagnosis with Adults. Full day workshop presented for Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Program, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2007). Challenges in Supervision: Grand Rounds presentation at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2007). The “Difficult” Supervisee. Paper presented at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School Conference on supervision, Cambridge, MA.

Furlong, J. (2007). New Ideas on Reframing Resistance. Workshop presented for clinical staff at Advocates, Inc., Framingham, MA.

Furlong, J. (2004). Introduction to Narrative Therapy. Full day workshop presented for Boston University School of Social Work Professional Education Program, Boston, MA.

Furlong, J. (2004). Challenges in Clinical Supervision: Presentation at the NASW symposium, Massachusetts Chapter of National Association of Social Workers, Marlborough, MA.

Consulting and Professional Activities

Furlong, J. (August 2013). Workshop at The Good News, the Less Good News, and the Controversies of the DSM 5, Boston University, Boston MA.

Furlong, J. (June 2013). Workshop at The Good News, the Less Good News, and the Controversies of the DSM 5, Boston University, Boston MA.

Private Practice: psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, children, and families,  2008 to present.

Advisory Board: Center for Social Innovation, Newton, MA. 2008-2010. Consultation on project, “Evidence-based practice in community based social work: A multi-media strategy.”

Consultant: The Institute on Homelessness and Trauma, Newton, MA., October 2007. Consultation on grant proposal submitted to SBIR, “Multi-media training for social workers in evidence-based mental health practices and psychotherapies.”

Chair, NASW Nominating committee, Massachusetts chapter, 2009-2010 (elected position)

Co-Chair, NASW Nominating committee, Massachusetts chapter, 2008-2009 (elected position)

Member, NASW, Member to member supervision program, 2007 to present.

Awards and Honors

Teaching Excellence Award, Boston University School of Social Work, May 2014.

Nominee for Educator of the Year Award, Boston University School of Medicine, May 2012.

Teaching Excellence Award, Boston University School of Social Work, May 2009.

Teaching Excellence Award, Boston University School of Social Work, May 2007.

Vice President’s Award for Outstanding Service, Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, June 2006.

Outstanding Clinician Award, Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, July 2001.

Licensure and Certifications

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), Commonwealth of Massachusettts, license #104618 (1982 to present)

Certificate in Family Therapy: Intensive Program, Family Institute of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA.