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Dr. Richard Zweig

Ferkauf Wins Innovative Training Award

Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Older Adult Program Recognized by Council of Professional Geropsychology Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology’s Older Adult Program has received the 2014 Innovative Training Award from the Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs. The national award, created in 2011, is given to one program each year that demonstrates excellence and creativity in

Dr. Ronnie Glassman

Wurzweiler Students to Help High-Risk Adolescents

$1.4 Million Grant Will Train Students to Work With Vulnerable Youth   Drug abuse, multiple trauma experiences, underachievement and a 10 percent high school dropout rate are just some of the problems faced by adolescents growing up in high-risk environments, often leading to mental health disorders that need to be addressed. A new grant awarded

Rabbi Yigal Sklarin (right), recipient of the Pomegranate Prize, with Eli Evans, chairman of the Covenant Foundation

YU Alumnus Awarded Pomegranate Prize

Rabbi Yigal Sklarin ’02YC, ’07R, ’11BR Wins Prestigious Prize for Leading Jewish Educators Yeshiva University alumnus Rabbi Yigal Sklarin ’02YC, ’07R, ’11BR was recently awarded the prestigious Pomegranate Prize from the Covenant Foundation, which recognizes five passionate and talented emerging leaders in Jewish education who have been working in the field for 10 years or less.

Wurzweiler Hosts Palliative Care Conference

November 14 Conference Will Explore Psychosocial Care for Elders, Caregivers and Serious Illness Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social of Work will host the Joanna Mellor Annual Gerontology Conference on November 14. This is the fourth palliative care conference that Wurzweiler has organized in recent years and the first one that will address issues relating

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