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Expert Advice: Mental Health Challenges Remain as Lockdown Lifts

As communities around the world begin lifting public health precautions amid the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health challenges will likely remain, says Dr. Tonya Hansel, DSW Program Director.

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TSSW Faculty Awarded $2.7 Million Federal Research Grant to Promote Resilience in Native American Families

While the general public is now becoming more aware of health disparities, social workers have always endeavored to address and eliminate them. After a rigorous proposal and review process, the National Institutes of Health have awarded a $2.7 million Research Project Grant (R01) to Dr. McKinley as the principal investigator of an effective, sustainable, culturally-relevant, and family-centered intervention for alcohol and other drug (AOD) abuse and violence among Native American families.
 

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Alum Update: Global Disaster Resilience Leadership

By acknowledging that strengths exist alongside vulnerabilities, resilience is the capacity to recover quickly from challenges. Enhancing resilience through services and support can help individuals, communities, organizations, and governments prepare for, respond to, and recover from natural and human-made disasters. Will Gaston, a Tulane University School of Social Work graduate is using his expertise in resilience to mitigate risk worldwide for Nike.

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Stories from the Field: Providing Services at the Low Barrier Shelter

 

Addressing the needs of those experiencing homelessness is a critical activity on a daily basis. Serving this population becomes even more urgent in emergency situations like extreme weather, disasters, and the current COVID-19 pandemic. Doing so takes dedicated and compassionate individuals like Tulane University School of Law employee and part-time online Master of Social Work student, Alexandria Andara.

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Stories from the Field: Helping Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Along with social workers, those in graduate level social work education programs have served as essential workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Anthony Critelli-O’Donnell, Master of Social Work student at the Tulane University School of Social Work, has committed to addressing the needs of individuals experiencing homelessness through his field education placement.

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TSSW Awards Excellence in Field Mentorship

Field work is a vital part of social work education, and field instructors at agencies, organizations, hospitals, and partners facilitate that. Because of the importance of field instructor collaboration with social work education, the Office of Field Education at Tulane University School of Social Work yearly gives an Excellence in Field Mentorship award. This year’s recipient is Cara B. Donaldson, LCSW-BACS, the Manager of Care Coordination and a licensed social worker at East Jefferson General Hospital. 
 

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Faculty Publish on The Historical Oppression Scale in Transcultural Psychiatry

Tulane University professors along with others have published "The Historical Oppression Scale: Preliminary conceptualization and measurement of historical oppression among Indigenous peoples of the United States" in Transcultural Psychiatry.

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Stories from the Field: Supporting Children’s Literacy

The everyday commitment of a social worker doesn’t stop when situations change. Though the global COVID-19 pandemic has altered educational environments, those dedicated to serving the needs of students find ways to continue that support. One Tulane University School of Social Work graduate student used her creativity to convert her own van into a literacy lifeline for children in Mississippi.

Andrea Germany, LMSW, has been working as a school social worker in Meridian, Mississippi for almost 20 years, and just started her third semester in our online Doctorate of Social Work program. 

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TSSW Announces Online Dual Degree Option for Social Work and Disaster Resilience

Online Master of Social Work students who are interested in serving those affected by disasters may now pursue a dual degree with the Master of Science in Disaster Resilience Leadership. Beginning in Fall 2020 at TSSW, the current on-campus only offering of a dual MSW/MS-DRL degree will also be available to those students learning online.

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TSSW Contributes to Parental Viewing Guide for Pixar Movie Inside Out

The Tulane University School of Social Work is proud to be a contributing partner of this family friendly mental health resource! The National Mental Health Innovation Center along with others created a parent viewing guide for the Pixar movie Inside Out to help engage children in conversations about feelings and emotions

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TSSW Receives Grant to Expand Policy Opportunities in Field Education

The industry-setting standard for social work education recently awarded a grant to Tulane University School of Social Work to expand opportunities for its field education program. The Policy Practice in Field Education Initiative from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) seeds innovation and develops new models for an integrated approach to enhance the policy skill set of all social work students regardless of specialization. 

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Alumni in the Field: Disaster Resilience & Response

The ability to assess needs, implement programs, and connect people with resources is critical to social work as well as disaster preparedness, management, and recovery. During the COVID-19 pandemic, one Tulane University School of Social Work alum is leveraging his interdisciplinary skills to support an organization well-versed in responding to uncertainties.

Having graduated in 2019 with the dual degree of Master of Social Work with Master of Science in Disaster Resilience Leadership, Mark Rogers, II, LMSW, now works as a Capabilities Research and Development Associate in the Field Operations Department of Team Rubicon.

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Stories from the Field: Students Supporting Municipal Agencies

Master of Social Work students fill a number of roles with municipal agencies as part of the 900 hours they each commit to their field education programs. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they are providing vital support to children and families as well as learning how to apply their classroom knowledge in innovative and meaningful ways.

Elizabeth “Lizzy” Crigler is finishing her second semester in the Tulane University School of Social Work MSW program and is interning with the Office of Youth and Families (OYF) at the New Orleans Mayor's Office.

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Expert Advice: Managing Stress for Frontline Workers

In an interview with WGNO, the ABC affiliate in New Orleans, Dean Patrick Bordnick talks to Rachael O'Neil about how frontline workers can make time for themselves and offers self-care tips for managing stress.

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Expert Advice: Dealing with Grief and Loss

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel speaks with WWL First News with Tommy Tucker on dealing with grief and loss during the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Expert Advice: Mental Health Challenges for First Responders

Dean Patrick Bordnick speaks with WWL First News with Tommy Tucker on the mental health challenges for first responders.

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Alumni in the Field: Supporting Released and Exonerated Individuals

Social workers help ensure every person has resources and opportunities, and that work hasn’t stopped during the global COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, it’s adapted and increased because creative, passionate people have dedicated themselves to it. Angelique Thomas, LMSW (SW ‘2016) is the only social worker on staff with the Innocence Project New Orleans (IPNO), a free-standing, non-profit law office with specialized full-time staff attorneys and investigators working to free innocent life-sentenced prisoners in Louisiana and Mississippi. 

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Stories from the Field: Social Work Student Coordinates Supply Drive

Social work students don’t just wait for their field placement to make a commitment to helping their communities. Many come to TSSW graduate programs with the ability to see needs and mobilize resources in response. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, Master of Social Work student Kara Gloe has coordinated supply drives to support students and families in her local school district.

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Expert Advice: Navigating Financial Stress of COVID-19

In a recent blog for Psychology Today, DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira invited DRLA Fellow Joel Thomas, CEO of SPIN Global, to provide advice on navigating the financial situation around the COVID-19 pandemic.

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TSSW Offers Free Online CEU Series on Telehealth

 

The Tulane University School of Social Work is committed to serving the licensing and educational needs of mental health professionals through its Porter-Cason Institute and Center for Life-Long Learning. To do that during social distancing practices, PCI and CLL brought existing workshop offerings online and developed a free telehealth-focussed series.

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Faculty and Staff Beyond the Classroom During COVID-19

Social work educators don’t just bring a wealth of knowledge and skills to higher education. They use their resourcefulness and determination to empower individuals, families, and communities outside of their classrooms. 

Assessing the behavioral health and social service needs during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tulane University School of Social Work faculty and staff are diligently working alongside front-line medical professionals and public health practitioners to provide support and connect individuals and communities with resources to help them navigate these circumstances. 

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Stories from the Field: Social Work Student Supporting Veterans

As part of their field education commitment, Tulane University School of Social Work students are supporting a variety of populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes United States Veterans served by the New Orleans Veterans Medical Center. Meet Julia Freudenberger an on-campus, full-time Master of Social Work student performing her field placement through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in New Orleans.

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America’s mental health: COVID-19’s long term toll

Along with other national experts, Tulane University School of Social Work Dean Dr. Patrick Bordnick speaks to NBC News about how Americans need to make behavioral health a priority and shares information about the School's Self-Care Resources Website.

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Stories from the Field: Social Work Student Supporting Youth Agency

Much like social workers around the country, students from the Tulane University School of Social Work are finding innovative ways to support the needs of individuals, families, and communities. Read about how MSW student Ashley E. Barrett is supporting the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County (YSB).

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Expert Advice: Climate Change and Children's Health

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira provides his expertise to a Healio article on how climate change could threaten children's health.

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TSSW Announces Two Surveys to Study Behavioral Health and Resilience During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Due to the unprecedented impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, faculty members at the Tulane University School of Social Work have initiate

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Expert Advice: Maintaining Traditions and Spirituality During Social Distancing

Tulane experts discuss celebrating holidays and maintaining spirituality during social distancing.

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Expert Advice: Social Worker Well-Being in the Time of COVID-19

Dr. Tonya Hansel writes in Social Work Today about how social workers can look after their own well-being while service the community as essential personnel during a global pandemic.

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TSSW Develops Website for Self-Care

Self-care is critical for all individuals, especially during a time of crisis. To address this need, the Tulane University School of Social Work created a website with self-care information, guided meditation videos, and mental health support hotlines.

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Expert Advice: Balancing Self-care with Parenting and Working Remotely

In a recent blog for Psychology Today, DRLA Program Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira invited Professor of Practice to provide advice on balancing self-care with parenting and working remotely.

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Expert Advice: How to Support the Mental Health of Your Healthcare Workers

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira speaks to HealthLeaders about the mental health impact on healthcare workers during the pandemic. 

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Expert Advice: How to Relax and Stay Mindful During Stay-At-Home Orders

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel provides advice to NOLA.com on how to relax and stay mindful during stay-at-home orders.

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Expert Advice to MDLinx: 7 Steps to Help Doctors Reduce Stress

Along with other mental health professionals, Professor of Practice and licensed clinical social worker Dr. Maurya Glaude spoke to MDLinx about how doctors can reduce stress during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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TSSW Maintains Ranking in U.S. News and World Report

TSSW continues to be in the top-tier of social work graduate programs according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

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Thank You Tulane University School of Social Work Faculty, Staff, and Students

Dr. Patrick Bordnick, Dean of the Tulane University School of Social Work Dean, shares a message of gratitude for the diligence, collaboration, and resilience of our faculty, staff, and students.

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Expert Advice: How the Rise of Virtual Drinking Might Change Socializing

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel speaks to the Matador Network on how the rise of virtual drinking might change the way people socialize.

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TSSW Among Schools Offering Scholarships to Returning Peace Corps Members

TSSW is part of Tulane university-wide initiative to make graduate study more accessible to U.S. Peace Corps volunteers (PCVs) and Fulbright student grantees called back from international placements because of concerns over the spread of COVID-19.

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Stories from the Field: Social Work Student Supports Non-profit Organization

Master of Social Work Student Shelby Gelfand-Toutant is an intern with Broadmoor Improvement Association, a non-profit neighborhood organization that serves people who live, learn, work, worship, and play in the Broadmoor area of New Orleans.

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Expert Opinion: Coronavirus Will Exacerbate Existing Health Inequities

Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy faculty member Dr. Amy Lesen provides a guest column for The Advocate on how coronavirus will exacerbate existing health inequities.

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Expert Advice: Managing Mental Health in the Midst of Job Loss and Change

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel speaks to Fox 8 (WVUE) about managing mental health in the midst of job loss and change.

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Expert Advice: Using Self-care to Increase Resilience

In a recent blog for Psychology Today, DRLA Program Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira shares advice on using self-care as a tool for increasing resilience amid concerns about COVID-19. 

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Expert Advice: Helping Parents with Kids at Home

On NOLA.com, DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel provides advice to parents with kids at home.

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Expert Advice: Tips and Resources on Various Mental Health Topics

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel provides advice and resources to WWNO on a wide variety of mental health topics from coping with isolation to self-care for healthcare professionals.

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Expert Advice: Maintaining Mental Health While Working from Home

Professor of Practice and licensed clinical social worker Dr. Maurya Glaude provides advice to Fast Company on how to maintain your mental health while working from home.

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Expert Advice: Safe Activities During Social Distancing

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel provides advice to Gambit on safe activities for healthy people during social distancing to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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Managing Mental Well-being During Reduced In-person Contact

Licenced clinicians and researchers at the Tulane University School of Work have the following suggestions on how to prevent transitioning to increased at-home time from negatively affecting a person’s mental health.

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Dean Patrick Bordnick Speaks to U.S. News & World Report about MSW Degrees & Careers

Dean Patrick Bordnick speaks to U.S. News and World Report about the passion behind those who choose to pursue Master of Social Work degrees and careers as social workers.

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How We Do Mardi Gras: Unique Ways SSW Staff and Faculty Honor Carnival

Celebrations afford people opportunities to connect – to get away from our desks and selves and spend time with family and friends.

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Dr. Reginald Parquet Provides Juvenile Justice Expertise to Fox 8 New Orleans

Clinical Assistance Professor, Dr. Reginald Parquet, LCSW-BACS, spoke with Fox 8 New Orleans about how parents of an 11-year-old arrested in connection with vehicle burglaries should be held accountable. 

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Musician Survey Featured on WWOZ

Dean Patrick Bordnick and Bill Taylor from Send Me a Friend joined George Ingmire on WWOZ to talk about the Musician Survey.

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DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira Provides Insight to Animal Wellness Blog

DRLA Director Dr. Reggie Ferreira provided his insight on Animal Wellness, a blog dedicated helping animal lovers ensure a long, healthy life for their pets.

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Associate Professor Dr. Catherine McKinley Quoted in Greatist Article on Workplace Emotions

Associate Professor Dr. Catherine McKinley provided Greatist with thoughtful insight and actionable advice on crying at work and how to refocs when it happens. 

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Dr. Marva Lewis Joins Steering Committee for CSWE Curricular Guide

The standard-setting accreditation body for social work education has invited one of our esteemed faculty members to participate in a steering committee to develop the Curricular Guide for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health and Developmental Neuroscience. 

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DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel Quoted in Insider Article on Workplace Loneliness

DSW Program Director Dr. Tonya Hansel provided Insider with practical ways for colleagues to connect and decrease workplace loneliness. 

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Faculty Present at 2020 Conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR)

Our faculty are proud to lead and participate in some of the #SSWR2020 symposia, workshops, roundtables, and paper and poster presentations

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Journal of Evidence-based Social Work Features Three Articles about Social Work Research relating to American Indigenous Peoples

Published this month, the Journal of Evidence-based Social Work highlights Social Work Research relating to American Indigenous Peoples and includes three articles from Tulane faculty, students, and alumni.

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Global Disaster Resilience Assessment Community of Practice with DRLA and Spin Global

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) funded the development of guidance and tools to help communities measure their “Capability Quotient (CQ),” which is the readiness to respond to risk and to respond to disruptions of any kind.

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Celebrating Class of 2019

On Friday, December 13, the Tulane University School of Social Work held its annual commencement ceremony to confer degrees on over 95 studen

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Tulane University School of Social Work and Send Me a Friend partner to survey musicians’ behavioral health

To examine the behavioral health challenges that musicians face, Tulane University School of Social Work and Send Me a Friend are partnering

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Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Lauren Terzis Quoted in The Balance Article on Financial Behaviors

In the question of millenials and financial behaviors, Dr. Terzis provides her expertise to The Balance on financial literacy.

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Associate Professor Dr. Catherine McKinley Quoted in Forbes Article on Social Media and Happiness

In the question of social media and its impact on happiness, Dr. McKinley, provides her expertise to Forbes on how changes in happiness likely come from broader changes in lifestyle and perspective.

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Professors and PhD candidates Publish on "Community-Engaged and Culturally Relevant Research to Develop Mental and Behavioral Health Interventions with American Indian and Alaska Natives"

Tulane School of Social Work Professors and PhD candidates along with three others have published in the American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research journal.

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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

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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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