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1/15: Prof. Hahm Presents at SSWR Annual Conference on AAPI Issues

Professor Hyeouk Chris Hahm was a featured expert at the Society for Social Work Research’s 2022 Annual Conference for the symposium From Exclusion to Inclusion: Un-erasing Asian identities and dismantling systemic racism through Praxis. Prof Hahm shared her research and experience on Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) populations including AAPI researchers who have suffered from […]


Prof. Scott & Colleagues Develop Model Examining How Skin Color Affects Race/Ethnicity Messages & Youth Development

How can a youth of color’s phenotype–or skin color–affect the messages they receive about their place in an ethnic-racial group? How can those signals affect their development? In a recent study led by Prof. Judith Scott at BU School of Social Work, researchers are expanding the understanding of Ethnic-Racial Socialization (ERS) to explore just that. […]


Ellen Godena, LICSW (SSW’11) Leads Case Study for Functional Neurological Disorder

BUSSW alum Ellen Godena, LICSW (SSW’11) recently published a case study that illustrates the complexity of Functional Nervous Disorder (FND), the second most common outpatient neurological referral, and how to engage clients in nuanced treatment. The disease has been misunderstood and misdiagnosed by medical and psychotherapy fields for decades. As Godena notes, “FND has been […]