DSW Director Awarded AFTA’s 2017 Distinguished Contribution to Social Justice Award

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, DSW Director Michael LaSala was awarded the American Family Therapy Academy‘s 2017 Distinguished Contribution to Social Justice Award. According to AFTA, this annual AFTA award recognizes outstanding current work on social justice by a person … Continue reading

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See Articles by Rutgers DSW Students Accepted for Publication

Congratulations to Rutgers DSW students  for their recent publication acceptances: Clay, Z., Barrett, N., Reilly, A., & Zazzarino, A. (2016). Work-based learning: A training model for state wide system changes. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 39(4), 371-374. Conti, M.M. (2017). The case … Continue reading

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DSW Director to Give Keynote at the LGBTQA High School Youth Summit

Dr. Michael LaSala, Director of the Rutgers DSW Program, will be the keynote speaker at the LGBTQA High School Youth Summit on the Rutgers Camden Campus on Monday, May 22nd.

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Director of the Rutgers DSW Interviewed by New York Times

The Rutgers DSW Program’s Director, Dr. Michael LaSala, was interviewed by Jim Farber of the New York Times for “The Rise of the ‘Bromosexual’ Friendship,” a Cultural Studies article about the rise in friendships between gay and straight men in the … Continue reading

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DSW Director and Curriculum Head to Present at the Conference on Social Work at the Instituto Superior de Seriço Social do Porto

On December 11, 2015, DSW Director Jerry Floersch and Head of Curriculum Jeffrey Longhofer will be presenting at the Conference on Social Work at the Instituto de Serviço Social do Porto in Porto, Portugal. Their end-of-program talk, entitled The conceptual compatability of person-in-environment with the disease … Continue reading

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DSW Alumnus to Present at the Conference on Philanthropy and Social Development in China

Huamin Center Research Fellow Juan Rios, LCSW, DSW, will be present a conference paper entitled entitled Mindfully Sharing in Modern China: The Wealthy Giving and the Influence of Chinese Philosophy, at the Conference on Philanthropy and Social Development in China on November 1st at … Continue reading

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DSW Candidate to Present as Featured Speaker at Rutgers UBHC’s Looking in the Mirror: Where do you stand on social justice and diversity? on March 19th

In celebration of Social Work Month, DSW candidate Tawanda Hubbard (MSW, LCSW) will be presenting as the featured speaker at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care’s March 19th Continuing Education event Looking in the Mirror: Where do you stand on social justice … Continue reading

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DSW Director Co-Authors Article on Psychotropic Medication Treatment for Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research

Rutgers DSW Director Jerry Floersch has co-authored an article for Issue 1 of Volume 6 of the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research with Sarah C. Narendorf of the University of Houston and Michelle R. Munson of New … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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