Wurzweiler’s Susan Bendor to Retire in January After Five Decades Dedicated to Social Work
Wurzweiler Gains Exclusive Screening Rights to ‘Bullycam’; Will Incorporate Film Into Curriculum In an effort to better educate its students about the dangers of bullying, and how to fight them, Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work has gained the exclusive screening rights to “Bullycam: The Video Diary of Kelly Wilson“, a film depicting the relentless bullying…
Wurzweiler Students Turn Focus Inward at Self-Care Day On December 12, students at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work learned a few techniques to treat some of their most important clients: themselves. “Because of the kind of work social workers do every day, it is very important that they put aside time to take…
Wurzweiler’s New Certificate Program Provides Professional Training in Jewish Philanthropy
School Pays Tribute to Faculty Member’s 47-Year Career
New Wurzweiler Certificate Program to Help Treat Returning Veterans and their Families
Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Dr. Sheldon R. Gelman, the Dorothy and David I. Schachne Dean, and Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, associate dean and professor, have been named “Social Work Pioneers” by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). The award recognizes social work professionals for their exemplary leadership, outstanding contributions to the field and recognition by their peers. Both have held leadership positions within the NASW.
In February, Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, DSW, associate dean and professor at Wurzweiler School of Social Work, will travel to Beersheba, Israel, as a Fulbright Senior Specialist. Hendricks is the first faculty member from Wurzweiler to be invited to participate in the program.