In this video, Gwen Carr, subway train operator turned activist and mother of Eric Garner, describes the moment when she learned of her son's tragic death. Carr visited the School of Social Work earlier this month as a guest of Courtney Cogburn’s Human Behavior and the Social Environment class.
The study, to be led by Drs. Nabila El-Bassel and Louisa Gilbert, will focus on 1) integrating HIV care with harm reduction treatments and 2) testing real-world effectiveness—two important next steps in scaling up the HIV prevention model for use in settings across Central Asia.
Steven Schinke, D’Elbert and Selma Keenan Professor of Social Work and director of our School’s online campus, has received the 2015 Excellence in Online Teaching Award from the Online Learning Consortium for his efforts to develop and teach online courses in statistics and social work research.
Professor Leo Cabassa is collaborating with two Texas-based colleagues on a new NIH-funded study testing the effectiveness of his depression "fotonovela" in encouraging Hispanic patients to seek mental health treatment.
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