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    • Head of DSW Curriculum Announces New Book, A-Z of Psychodynamic Practice

      Available June 2015 as a part of Palgrave Macmillan’s Palgrave Professional Keywords series, Professor Jeffrey Longhofer’s A-Z of Psychodynamic Practice is a comprehensive introduction to the key concepts in psychodynamic practice. Ideal as a handbook for both students and experienced practitioners, A-Z of Psychodynamic Practice‘s A-Z format offers many entry points and enables any reader to start the journey to becoming a psychodynamic practitioner. Click … Continue reading

    • DSW Director and Curriculum Director to Present at 3rd International Forum in Social Work in Porto, Portugal

      Rutgers Doctorate in Social Work Director Jerry Floersch and DSW Curriculum Director Jeffrey Longhofer will be traveling to Porto, Portugal this October to present at the 3rd International Forum in Social Work,  Science and Innovation in Social Work: Challenges for the 21st Century, October 6 through October 9. Organized by the Instituto Superior de Serviço Social do Porto (ISSP), ISCTE-IUL, and the Fundação para a … Continue reading

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Register for one of our Open Houses to learn more about applying to and attending the Rutgers DSW Program! Meet the faculty, staff, and students who comprise our unique and innovative program.

Upcoming Open House: 

March 7th in New Brunswick, NJ – Click Here to Register

About our DSW Program

The Doctorate in Social Work Program at Rutgers University is committed to exploring the growing and troubling distance between theory and practice, between the ways we actually practice and existing models of practice. Our curriculum bridges this gap by preparing practitioner-scholars to reconnect knowledge production with practice while they create new practitioner knowledge in the field.  We are equally concerned with understanding the complex relationships between our values and our practice and how we engage with what matters most to people.  Continue reading →