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Good News: June 15, 2015
June 15, 2015

Good News: SSW Faculty and Staff Bulletin

Beth Angell and Galina Bolden, an associate professor from Rutgers School of Communication and Information, published an article in Social Science and Medicine.

Citation:

Angell, B., & Bolden, G. B. (2015). Justifying medication decisions in mental health care: Psychiatrists’ accounts for treatment recommendations. Social Science & Medicine, 138, 44–56.

Beth Angell and Ph.D. student Elizabeth Matthews, along with co-authors from NYU and Yale, published a chapter entitled “Shared Decision Making” in P.W. Corrigan (Ed.) (2015), Person-Centered Care for Mental Illness: The Evolution of Adherence and Self-Determination. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association Press.

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Bert Goldberg’s article "Making Strategy Count in the Health and Human Services Sector”has been published on Taylor & Francis online.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10705422.2015.1027642

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Michael MacKenzie has a new publication in press.

Citation:

Brewer, K. B., MacKenzie, M. J., Ibrahim, R. W., Schwalbe, C. S., Batayneh, J., & Gearing, R. E. (in press). Public perceptions of adolescent unwed mothers in need of care and protection in Jordan: Can community-based alternatives to institutional placement reduce stigma? International Social Work

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Lia Nower was quoted in the May 2015 issue of the Golf Digest regarding golfers and gambling.

http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/2015-05/golf-betting-gambling-kaplan

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Kathleen J. Pottick, Stephanie Giordano, and Danielle E. Chirico coauthored an article in theJournal of Social Work Education.

Citation:

Pottick, K. J., Giordano, S., & Chirico, D. E. (2015). Creating a culture of student philanthropy to address financial challenges in universities. Journal of Social Work Education, 51:2, 207-221. doi: 10.1080/10437797.2015.1012921.

http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/W74hk77Uf6VC6DkFgkS3/full.

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Karun Singh organized a presentation titled “The Role of Social Work Managers in Social Justice Work” on April 29 for the New Jersey Chapter of the Network for Social Work Management (NSWM). The speaker was Frank Barsz, workforce development specialist at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and a Rutgers MSW 2012 graduate.

Karun Singh was also one of the speakers at the New Jersey Chapter of the Network for Social Work Management’s major networking event held on May 1. The topic was “Fundraising 404: Overcoming Errors to Acquiring and Sustaining Funding.”

Karun Singh was recognized for his ongoing and valued contributions as Chair of the New Jersey Chapter of the NSWM at the annual conference held on June 3-5 in Washington DC.

Karun Singh presented a workshop titled “Designing, Shaping, and Sustaining a Network of Mentors” for the Emerging Leaders Institute on June 3. On June 4, he presented a paper titled “An Evaluation of a Continuing Education Workshop on Preventing Workplace Microaggressions.” On June 5, he co-presented a paper with Michael De Nichilo (Rutgers MSW 2014 alumni) titled “Pedagogical Resources for Training Social Work Clinicians and Managers in Social Entrepreneurship Practice.”

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Rutgers SSW was recently honored by Big Brothers Big Sister (BBBS) of Northern New Jersey on May 14 at their gala "Big Magic" in Hanover, NJ. RU SSW received the Community Partner Award for providing MSW students to assist with BBBS. Students served the mission of the organization for many years. A number of students have become employees and leaders at the organization. BBBS provides over 1,000 matches each year. The Newark Field Office has a successful relationship with the agency and looks forward to a continued partnership.

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