Professor Michelle Novelle is presenting her dissertation on social orphans in Colombian state care at the first ever "Latin American Biennial of Youth and Childhoods" in Colombia from November 17-21.
Professor Lisa Moore spoke on "Race, Racism, and Collective Oppression through a Psychodynamic Lens" at the the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute on November 3.
Professor Bronwyn Keefe recently received a $250,000 grant from the Commonwealth Corporation to support health care providers' understanding of Massachusetts' health care law Chapter 224. This project will provide workforce development training to address the operational change Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) is undertaking in an effort to strengthen the capacity... More
Professor Hyeouk "Chris" Hahm will visit the Harvard School of Education on November 12, speaking on the topic "Invisible Minority No More: Exploring Stress, Coping, and Mental Health among Asian and Asian-American Students.” She was a recently featured BU Researcher. For more information, click here. On October 12, 2014, Professor Hahm was invited... More
Professor Judith Gonyea's recent publications include: Gonyea, J.G., López, L.M., & Velásquez, E.H. (2014). The Effectiveness of a Culturally Sensitive Cognitive Behavioral Group Intervention for Latino Alzheimer’s Caregivers. Gerontologist, DOI: 10.1093/geront/gnu045. Hahm, H.C., Gonyea, J.G., Chiao, C., & Koritsanszky, L.A. (2014). Fractured identity: A framework for understanding young Asian American women’s self-harm... More
Professor Janice Furlong presented “The Power to Name: Controversies and Changes in the DSM 5” at the Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center in November. Professor Furlong was also a discussant at a NASW film series event in September.
Professor Ellen DeVoe received a 4-year $4.434 million grant from the US Department of Defense for the Strong Families Strong Forces Project. The Interdisciplinary BU team includes Professor Devoe, Renee Spencer (SSW), Tim Brown (CARD/Psychology), Terry Keane (VA/CAP), and Brett Litz (VA/SS). The program was first developed and tested in... More
Professor Melvin Delgado recently published Baby Boomers of Color: Implications for Social Work Policy and Practice by Columbia University Press. For more information, click here.
Professor Copeland was appointed for a 3-year term to the CSWE Council on Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity beginning July 1, 2014. This Council functions within the Commission for Diversity and Social and Economic Justice. It initiates activities and programs related to ethnic minority groups in SW education and promotes... More
Professor Dawn Belkin Martinez presented, along with Luz Lopez and Mojdeh Rohani, at the n on October 29. Professor Belkin Martinez presented "Coming of Age: The Experience of Multi-Cultural Youth," a NASW workshop, at Mclean Hospital on September 5.