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Season of Giving

Join the Tulane University School of Social Work in giving back this holiday season.

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Alumni Update on Danielle Wright, DSW, MPH, LCSW

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spellman College, Danielle Wright found herself at Tulane because of the powerful legacy of its alumni, especially Pearlie Hardin Elloie. Danielle has Masters degrees in Social Work and Public Health and a Doctorate of Social Work – all from Tulane. She now runs seven social-emotional and community wellness programs under the Navigate Nola Division within the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice. 

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Alumni Update on Samuel L. Bradley, Jr., DSW

Having received his DSW in 2019, Samuel L. Bradley, Jr. has been hired as an Assistant Professor of Macro Social Work Practice at Boston College School of Social Work, where he will teach nonprofit administration, fundraising, and social innovation. 

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DSW Director and Professor Dr. Tonya Hansel Quoted in Forbes Article on Social Media Censorship

In the question of social media censorship, Dr. Tonya Hansel, provides her expertise to Forbes on the growing need for computer science to help protect the nation's youth against emotional abuse and re-traumatization.

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CCC PhD candidate along with Tulane professors publish in Progress in Disaster Science Journal

Experts in disaster resilience research and outreach methods publish in Progress in Disaster Science journal

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Associate Professor Dr. Marva Lewis Co-Authors a Chapter in The Routledge Companion to Motherhood

Associate Professor Dr. Marva Lewis has co-authored a chapter with Dr. Karen Craddock in the first edition of The Routledge Companion to Motherhood.

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Student Spotlight on Shalini A. Persaud

Shalini A. Persaud is pursuing a Master of Social Work and Master of Science in Disaster Resilience Leadership and is set to graduate in December 2019.

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Assistant Professor Dr. Samantha Francois Co-Authors "Creating Healthy Communities Through Cross-sector Collaboration" White Paper

Assistant professor Dr. Samantha Francois recently co-authored "Creating Healthy Communities Through Cross-sector Collaboration" with colleagues from across the country.

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Distinguished Professor Dr. Charles Figley Provides Collective Trauma Expertise to OZY

Dr. Charles Figley provides his expertise in collective trauma to an OZY article about ghost sightings after tsunamis in Japan.

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DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferriera Appears on Earth911 Podcast

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferriera joins Earth911's Mitch Ratcliffe on a podcast to talk about the intersection of climate change, mental health, and resilience.

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Faculty Present at 65th Annual Program Meeting of Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

Each year, the Annual Program Meeting (APM) from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) brings together over 2,500 social work educators, students, deans, and directors from around the world to promote and teach best practices in research and curriculum development for undergraduate and graduate programs. We are a charter and accredited member of CSWE and proud to participate in this year’s conference in Denver. 

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Dr. Curtis Davis and Dr. Samantha Francois Publish Advance Online Entry in APA Traumatology Journal

Along with Curtis Davis, a recipient of a Ph.D. in Tulane’s City, Culture and Community Program, assistant professor Dr. Samantha Francois has an advance online publication in the American Psychological Association's Traumatology Journal.

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Tulane social workers provide counseling in wake of hotel collapse

Tulane School of Social Work faculty and staff volunteered as part of the team providing mental health services to those impacted by the partial hotel collapse on Canal Street.

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Dr. Joan Blakey and Dr. Maurya Glaude Published in Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Dr. Joan Blakey and professor of practice Dr. Maurya Glaude along with associate professor Dr. Sheara Williams Jennings of the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work have published a research article in Child Abuse and Neglect: The International Journal.

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DRLA Fellow George Haddow Provides Expertise to Washington Post on Study of FEMA Flood Buyouts

George Haddow, who is a Fellow in our Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, provided his expertise in a Washington Post article about a recent study of FEMA buyouts.

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Dr. Marva L. Lewis, Associate Professor, Published in ZERO TO THREE Journal

Dr. Marva L. Lewis, Associate Professor, recently published research on trauma, race, and identity with Dr. Rhonda G. Norwood, Assistant Professor of Practice at LSU School of Social Work.

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Dr. Catherine McKinley (formerly Burnette), Associate Professor, Published in Journal of Family Strengths with CCC Students

Dr. Catherine McKinley (formerly Burnette), Associate Professor, recently co-authored a study with three current Tulane University City, Community, and Culture Ph.D. students.

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Dr. Nubian OmiSayade Sun Published in Our Voices, Our Stories Anthology

Dr. Sun has contributed "Motherhood as Immortality" to anthology.

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Student Spotlight on Dorsey Amos

Dorsey Amos is pursuing a Master of Social Work in our online learning environment and is set to graduate in December 2019.

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Alumni Spotlight on Dr. Corine Brown

Dr. Corine Brown received her Doctorate in Social Work in 2019 and currently works as the Director of Wellness Services at Covenant House New Orleans.

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First Semester of Online DSW Cohorts Begin

With its online Doctorate in Social Work program, Tulane University School of Social Work is innovating the evidence-informed, interdisciplinary education of future leaders.

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Honoring Recovery Month

This year, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) celebrates the 30th anniversary of Recovery Month, reminding the nation that treatment is effective and that people can and do recover from mental and substance abuse disorders.

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Dr. Tonya Hansel, faculty member and DSW program director, Published in Journal of Family Strengths

Dr. Tonya Hansel studied behavioral health outreach strategies, risk screening, and triage of children and families in areas affected by disasters as part of a leadership team with the Louisiana Spirit Recovery Program.

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Study Looking for Participants to Assess Knowledge, Attitudes, and Health Experiences about PrEP as an HIV Prevention Tool

Black and Hispanic/Latina women age 18 and older living in New Orleans can participate.

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Remembering Katrina: What It Meant for Clinicians and the Community

On the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Parker Sternbergh, Director of the Porter-Cason Institute for the Family and Center for Lifelong Learning, spoke with Trusted Provider Network about connection and relationships in New Orleans after the storm.

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Dr. Nubian Sun Honored with the Bisola Marignay Award

On August 24, 2019 in Memphis, TN, Dr.

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Distinguished Professor Dr. Charles Figley provides expertise to article on mass shooting response

Dr.

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How the Mental Health Community Is Bracing for the Impact of Climate Change

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Women's Health Week

National Women's Health Week is a national effort to raise awareness about steps women can take to improve their health.

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The hidden injury Puerto Ricans still feel a year after Hurricane Maria

MAUNABO, Puerto Rico — A light rain is falling, as happens most days on a tropical island.

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Dean Bordnick receives award and gives closing keynote address

Monday, July 9th Dean Bordnick received The Visionary Award for Outstanding Contributions to Youth Recovery Research through the Use of Appli

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Regardt J. Ferreira interview with American Psychological Association

 

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Rock Anderson, Jr, TSSW alum: Career Paths for Social Workers

Career paths for social workers

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2018 Winner Of The Not Impossible Vitality Award

VR-Project Δ and VR-Qualis Est Vita For their Innovation in Healthcare VR-Δ (change) and

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40 years in the making, Tulane graduate reaches new milestone

Though it has been 40 years since she graduated from Newcomb College in 1978, Virginia Adolph is once again ready to celebrate comm

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A Celebration of 32 Years of Service

After 32 years of outstanding service with the Tulane School of Social Work, Dr Jane Parker is retiring in May, 2018.

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Tulane dean recognized for work in virtual reality for addiction and autism

Patrick Bordnick, dean of the Tulane School of Social Work, has been honored for h

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School of Social Work's 2017 Academic Calendar

School of Social Work 2017 Academic Calendar

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DRLA Summer Institute 2017

Disaster Policy and Operations 
Summer Institute 2017
Washington, DC 

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DSW Open House

Join the Tulane School of Social Work for our Spring Doctor of Social Work open house! 
Saturday, May 13.
10 - 11:30 a.m.

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Dean Bordnick Keynote Speaker at NOEW (New Orleans Entrepreneur Week)

Dean Patrick Bordnick was the keynote speaker at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) on March 23.

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Open House held on Sat., March 11 for prospective social work students.

An Open House was held on Saturday, March 11 at the School for prospective social work students.

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TSSW Student Mauri Hackett Featured on RenewEveryday.com

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DRLA students gain first-hand experience about global humanitarian response

For 14 scholars at the Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy, this past July was a chance to learn about the humanitarian response to disast

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TSSW student earns $10,000 research grant

Roughly one million people in the United States are on disability for mental health reasons, and Tulane Master of Social Work part-time stude

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Patrick Bordnick becomes school’s ninth dean

Dr. Patrick Bordnick is a researcher at heart, so when he applied to become the ninth dean at TSSW, he did his due diligence.

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Lieutenant governor to chair advisory council for Tulane resilience academy

Louisiana Lt. Gov.

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Coffee and donuts spark homeless outreach at New Orleans Public Library

Coffee and donuts -- it’s a simple morning ritual for so many, but 2015 Tulane Master of Social Work graduate Lalo Narea is using the sugary

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US News ranks TSSW in the Top 14% of Best Graduate Programs

See how Tulane School of Social Work ranks among the nation's best graduate programs.

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Gates Foundation gives $3.5 million to Tulane disaster resilience program

The Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) at the Tulane School of Social Work has been awarded

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Visit lays foundation for future social work collaborations with Cuba

 

“It’s not like here.”

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