The death of an unborn baby or an infant is a parent’s worst fear, and after such a loss they look to not only physicians and nurses but also to experts from behavioral health disciplines such as social work to help them navigate the intense grieving process.September 23, 2015
As of July 2014, there were an estimated 55 million Hispanics in the United States, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Latino population is the fastest growing minority group in America, so it is imperative that there be specially trained social workers who understand and are sensitive to Hispanic cultures.September 23, 2015
Doug Behan and the Office of Continuing Education hosted a week-long study tour of Chinese social workers and social work students from varied regions of China. Classroom-based learning and visits to nonprofit agencies throughout NJ led to enlightening and meaningful cultural exchanges. The Office of Continuing Education also hosted twenty-one visitors from China on June 15th & 16th as part of the Executive Management of Philanthropy Program conducted by the China Philanthropy Research Institute at Beijing Normal University.September 23, 2015
Andrew Peterson, professor, Allison Zippay, professor, and Antoinette Y. Farmer, associate professor and associate dean for Academic Affairs, have received the CSWE Best Quantitative Award.
The criteria for choosing the Best Articles published in the Journal of Social Work Education include the importance and timeliness of the content, originality of thought, innovative conceptualization of the topic, and presentation of conclusions and/or recommendations that add significantly to the professional knowledge base and to social work education.September 23, 2015
Three high school seniors and several volunteers from knitting groups across the state of New Jersey crafted hand-made blankets for 60 scholars participating in the Rutgers School of Social Work Institute for Families Transitions for Youth Summer Housing and Internship (SHIP) and Summer Internship Program (SHIP). SHIP and SIP are DCF-funded programs that support actively enrolled and/or eligible New Jersey Foster Care (NJFC) Scholars who are seeking to expand their financial, professional, and social connections as well as secure safe and stable housing during the summer months.September 23, 2015
School of Social Work Submits Recommendations to White House Task Force to Expand and Enhance Use of Campus Climate Surveys to Address Sexual Violence
Researchers at Rutgers University’s School of Social Work delivered to the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault a comprehensive “campus climate survey model” to assess and combat sexual violence – and encouraged colleges and universities across the nation to consider the Rutgers model in the fight against sexual assault on their own campuses.September 23, 2015
Congratulations to Dr. Sarah McMahon and the team at the Center on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) for a fantastic roll out in the national media to announce the recommendations made by Rutgers to the White House Task Force in regard to our recent campus sexual assault climate survey. Sarah did an outstanding job in two live press conferences with national press. The coverage is very exciting and the recognition for VAWC is well deserved.
The Star-Ledger: Rutgers report: 'Sexual violence' starts before collegeSeptember 23, 2015
The most important requirement for any successful educational program is that is changes with the times. To that end, the MSW Certificate in Aging has been changed to the MSW Certificate in Aging and Health to better reflect the current workforce climate and trends in aging.
Commencement ceremony for Class of 2016
Academic Year 2015-16 Classes End