Press Release tagged with "social work"
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A hearty group of Touro College Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) students and faculty members recently participated in the HOPE 2013 Homeless Street Survey, which estimates the number of unsheltered individuals living on the streets, subways, parks, and other public places.
Students from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, and Professor Jennifer Zelnick (pictured front row), went to Albany recently to lobby legislators on the New York state “Dream Act” – legislation that would extend public and private funding for higher education to undocumented New York City high school students who were brought to the United States as children. The Touro social work students were part of a group of over 160 social work students and faculty from schools around the state who appealed to their representatives as part of the New York State Social Work Education Association Lobby Day.
Leading Expert On Aging Delivers Call to Action to Social Work Students at Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work On the Increased Need for Geriatric Social Workers as World Population Ages
New York, N.Y. – Patricia J. Volland, seated center, MSW, MBA, senior vice president for strategy and business development at New York Academy of Medicine, told students and faculty from Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work that by 2050, the number of adults over the age of 60 will far exceed the birth rate, not only in the United States, but worldwide.
Graduate School of Social Work Alumna Karla Perez, Wins 2012 Leadership Award at 8th Annual Latino Social Work Task Force Awards Dinner
New York, New York – Karla Perez, an alumna of the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, class of 2009, was recently recognized with a 2012 Leadership Award for promoting community services to Latino families and youth in poor communities.
Joan Edwards of Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work Receives Social Workers’ Student Award
First-Time Honors from National Association of Social Workers to Student at New School.
Adam Lukeman Wins NASW Student Award from National Association of Social Workers - New York City Chapter
New York, New York – Adam Lukeman, pictured right, a graduating student at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, recently was awarded the NASW Student Award from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - New York City Chapter. The award was announced at the NASW chapter’s annual meeting held last week in Manhattan, where Mr. Lukeman was an honored guest. He will officially receive the award at the School’s commencement ceremonies scheduled to be held on June 14th.
Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Professor to Speak on the Mental Health Treatment of Asian Americans At Annual Council on Social Work Education Program in Oregon on Oct. 16
New York, N.Y. - Dr. Donna Wang, LMSW, associate professor at Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work, will give a presentation on Oct. 16 entitled, “Directions for Contextual Considerations for Effective Mental Health Treatment of Asian Americans,” at the Council on Social Work Education’s 56th annual program meeting to be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.
Students and Faculty From Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work Take Part in NYC Homeless Outreach Population Estimate (HOPE) for Second Consecutive Year
New York, N.Y. - For the second consecutive year, a group of students and professors from the Graduate School of Social Work at Touro College joined forces with nearly 3,000 volunteers to help count the number of people currently living unsheltered in the city.
Touro College Graduate School of Social Work Student Presents Research at International Conference in Israel
Chana Lazar Presents Research On Trauma and Younger Adults in Nursing Homes at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Touro College’s Graduate School of Social Work Hosts Lecture on Finding Employment in Today's Economy
NYS Commissioner Gladys Carrion and William Rapfogel Of Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty Provide Hope.