Graduate Profile: Savyon Lang, Wurzweiler School of Social Work
Wurzweiler Conference Highlights Opportunities and Challenges for Palliative Care Social Work On March 25, 2011, the Wurzweiler School of Social Work and the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) co-hosted Innovations in Palliative Care Social Work: Emerging Models, Effective Strategies. The conference was also co-sponsored by Columbia and New York University’s Schools of Social Work. Attended […]
Wurzweiler School of Social Work was the only New York school selected for a $550,000 grant from the National Child Welfare Workforce Institute in collaboration with the US Children’s Bureau. The grant, extended over five years, will support scholarships and curricular innovations in the area of child welfare training.
When a hospital team confers with terminally ill patients and their loved ones, the discussion may trigger personal anxieties and questions: Is hospice care possible? Can the patient remain at home with pain management and support from a social worker? What about “do not resuscitate” orders or removal of feeding tubes?
Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and Wurzweiler School of Social Work will combine resources April 30 when they present a lecture series on grief and bereavement called “A Day of Hope: Healing Our Patients Effectively” on the university’s Beren campus in Midtown Manhattan.