DSW Director to Present “Making Meaning of Psychiatric Medications” at North Carolina AAPSCW

On October 11th, DSW Director Jerry Floersch will present Making Meaning of Psychiatric Medications: Comparing Children, Adolescent and Adult Medication Narratives  at the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association of Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW). Dr. David Smith, the current … Continue reading

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DSW Student Kimberly Stolow Wins Outstanding Doctoral Student Instructor Award

DSW candidate Kimberly Stolow, LCSW, was the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Doctoral Student Instructor Award at this year’s Rutgers University School of Social Work Commencement. Stolow is currently a DSW student and a member of the first-ever RU DSW … Continue reading

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DSW Faculty Member Guest Edits Special Issue of Writing & Pedagogy

DSW Writing Program Director Miriam Jaffe guest-edited the latest issue of Writing & Pedagogy. This Special Topic Issue on Teaching Writing with Technology also contains a forward-thinking editorial by Dr. Jaffe, “The University and its Relationship to Teaching Writing with Technology”. The … Continue reading

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DSW Faculty-Authored Book Reviewed in Qualitative Health Research

A review of Qualitative Methods for Practice Research by Dr. Jeffrey Longhofer (DSW Curriculum Director), Dr. Jerry Floersch (DSW Program Director), and Dr. Janet Hoy (Assistant Professor of Social Work, U. of Toledo) has been published in the February 2014 issue of Qualitative Health … Continue reading

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DSW Faculty Members Guest-Edit “Qualitative Social Work”

Three of the Rutgers DSW Program’s core faculty members, Jerry Floersch (Program Director), Jeffrey Longhofer (Curriculum Director), and Jacob Suskewicz (Writing Program Co-Director), were guest editors of Qualitative Social Work‘s January 2014 Special Issue on Ethnography. Professors Floersch, Longhofer, and Suskewicz also … Continue reading

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NASW Social Work Policy Institute Report: “Advanced Practice Doctorates: What Do They Mean for Social Work Practice, Research, and Education?”

The NASW Social Work Policy Institute report entitled, “Advanced Practice Doctorates: What Do They Mean for Social Work Practice, Research, and Education?”, is now available. These DSW collaborative conference findings are available as an executive summary and as a full … Continue reading

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Report from the Director: The Collaborative DSW Conference

I just returned from a one-day conference on the DSW—Doctorate in Social Work.  It was a collaborative conference hosted by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), the National Association of Deans and Directors … Continue reading

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Call for Papers – AAPCSW Conference

The Art of Listening: Psychoanalytic Transformations As contemporary psychotherapy has become inundated with approaches offering a quick fix, the act of listening, the “art of listening” in healing psychic pain has lost its once exalted status. Psychoanalytic clinicians believe that deep and sustained transformations … Continue reading

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October 5th Open House

On Saturday, October 5th, from 10am to Noon, we are hosting an open house for anyone interested in learning more about our Doctorate in Social Work program. Our open house will be held on the Fifth Floor of 390 George … Continue reading

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Dr. Matthew Ratcliffe, Dr. Louis Sass, and Professor Richard E. Miller in final year one in-person residency

For the final in-person residency of year 1 of the Rutgers DSW Program, April 19th – 21st, 2013, British Scholar Dr. Matthew Ratcliffe (University of Durham, UK) and fellow phenomenologist, Rutgers’ own Dr. Louis Sass, Distinguish Professor of Clinical Psychology (GSAPP), present … Continue reading

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