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2015 Educational Policy Approved by CSWE Board of Directors

Left to right: Dr. Darla Spence Coffey, President and CEO of CSWE; Dr. Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, Chair of CSWE’s Commission on Accreditation; Dr. Alan Detlaff, Chair of the Commission on Educational Policy; and Dr. Jo Ann Regan, Director of Social Work Accreditation. The 2015 Educational Policy (EP) developed by CSWE’s Commission on Educational Policy (COEP)

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2015 Educational Policy Approved by CSWE Board of Directors

The 2015 Educational Policy (EP) developed by CSWE’s Commission on Educational Policy (COEP) was unanimously approved by the CSWE Board of Directors at their meeting on March 20, 2015.   Praise was offered for the thoughtful process that the COEP used over the years to engage the membership and respond to their feedback.   The […]

Dr. Jill Becker Feigeles, an adjunct professor at Wurzweiler, teaches Block Program students during the intensive summer sessions in New York.

In Israel, Helping Students Help Others

Wurzweiler’s Block Program Offers Israelis Cutting-Edge Social Work Education As a high school English teacher in Jerusalem, Rivkah Weiss found students frequently turned to her for advice and guidance. But although she loved helping them navigate the personal challenges they faced, Weiss was frustrated by the sense that she could only do so much for

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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

Wurzweiler Student Temimah Zucker Raises Awareness of Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

Blogging, public speaking, running a website, counseling patients and volunteering: It’s all in a day’s work for Temimah Zucker, 24, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work.

Temimah Zucker, a recovered anorexic, is helping others cope with eating disorders

Zucker, of Teaneck, New Jersey, is a recovered […]

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Wurzweiler Student Temimah Zucker Raises Awareness of Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

Blogging, public speaking, running a website, counseling patients and volunteering: It’s all in a day’s work for Temimah Zucker, 24, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Temimah Zucker, a recovered anorexic, is helping others cope with eating disorders Zucker, of Teaneck, New Jersey, is a recovered anorexic who has chosen to

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Wurzweiler Student Temimah Zucker Raises Awareness of Eating Disorders in the Jewish Community

Blogging, public speaking, running a website, counseling patients and volunteering: It’s all in a day’s work for Temimah Zucker, 24, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work. Temimah Zucker, a recovered anorexic, is helping others cope with eating disorders Zucker, of Teaneck, New Jersey, is a recovered anorexic who has chosen to

An Important Lesson: A Letter to Wurzweiler’s Israeli Students

Dear Students,

On a day when it was understandably hard for all of us to focus, you did exactly that demonstrating a good deal of maturity and sensitivity throughout the meeting.   The opening discussion about how the security situation impacts on our lives powerfully demonstrated how raw and complex the issues are.  And, […]

An Important Lesson: A Letter to Wurzweiler’s Israeli Students

Dear Students,

On a day when it was understandably hard for all of us to focus, you did exactly that demonstrating a good deal of maturity and sensitivity throughout the meeting.   The opening discussion about how the security situation impacts on our lives powerfully demonstrated how raw and complex the issues are.  And, […]

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An Important Lesson: A Letter to Wurzweiler’s Israeli Students

Dear Students, On a day when it was understandably hard for all of us to focus, you did exactly that demonstrating a good deal of maturity and sensitivity throughout the meeting.   The opening discussion about how the security situation impacts on our lives powerfully demonstrated how raw and complex the issues are.  And, your ability

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