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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

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

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

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

A New Perspective on Bullying

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

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