Avraham (Allan) Friedman
February 28th, 2017
On the Way to the Top – Parshat Terumah
” This is the message that we receive from motivational speakers around the world. You can accomplish what you set your mind to. Just set your sights and get moving. […]
I recently started a nonprofit organization. Not infrequently, I wonder to myself what I could possibly have been thinking that made this seem like a good idea. I currently have three kids, two jobs, and a new house; extra time is not something I have laying around the house these days. On top of that, […]
by Mark Fishman
This January I’ll be moving across the country from Los Angeles to New York, where I will begin my pursuit of earning a Masters of Social Work degree at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work. With this change comes many questions, but there is one in particular I can’t […]
I’d never felt like more of a fish out of water (or a Canadian out of her element) than the first day at work in the South Bronx.
At the time I had been enrolled in the MSW program approximately three weeks and could not have felt more unprepared for what was about to come. […]
We have our own WSSW blog that we are tentatively calling, “Thoughts and Feelings from the Field.” I have three great posts ready to go! If you have some observations from your experience in the field and would like to share, I would love to read it and see if we can post it in […]
Dear Wurzweiler Family:
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dean Carmen Ortiz Hendricks has passed away.
We have just been informed by her husband that Dr. Hendricks succumbed to cancer and passed away peacefully with her family at her side. Although we have been […]
Congratulations to Jonathan Lerner (class of ’15) and Professor Daniel Pollack on their recent law review article, “Where have all the developmental centers gone? The federal push for community-based services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.”
The article highlights the trend of transitioning people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from state-operated to community-based […]
In the January, 2016 issue of “Journal of Teaching in Social Work”, the Second Edition of “Learning to Teach, Teaching to Learn: A Guide for Social Work Field Education” (2nd ed.)., by Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Dean Carmen Ortiz Hendricks, along with co-authors Jeanne Bertrand Finch and Cheryl L. Franks, is […]