DECEMBER 6, 2013
A national center headquartered at the Graduate School of Social Work has formed an innovative partnership to help prepare social workers for a rapidly expanding area of care for the elderly and people with disabilities. More about the center's key role »
NOVEMBER 22, 2013
Boston College Graduate School of Social Work has announced new Certificate Programs within the MSW Program to give students the opportunity to engage in concentrated study in subject-specific areas of social work practice and expertise, allowing for enhanced skill sets and practice options.
Seven certificate options will be offered in the areas of Child Welfare; Latino Leadership; Policy & Community Organizing; Refugees & Immigrants; School Social Work; Trauma; and Veterans. Certificate course offerings are subject to change each semester. More about the Certificates Program »
MARCH 25, 2010
Yawkey Center, Murray Room
6:30 Distinguished Alum Award
The Annual GSSW Alumni Event will be held Thursday, March 25th at the Yawkey Center. This year's event will be a little different than in year's past. Instead of an Alumni dinner we will be presenting a lecture by visiting scholar Maryanne Loughry Ph.D., Associate Director, Jesuit Refugee Service Australia on the topic of: "Refugees-Who is on the move?" An expose of the people moving in our global world-their stories and the problems they encounter.
The lecture will be preceded by a reception and presentation of our Distinguished Alum Award.
Please RSVP for the event.
Distinguished Alumni Award Winner: ANDREA COHEN MSW '84
For the past 20 years Andrea Cohen has been a leader in eldercare business development, transforming the way private-pay services are delivered through a series of successful, widely replicated ventures. As HouseWorks CEO, she has crafted pioneering partnerships for supporting seniors in long-term care facilities, senior housing, and consumer-led communities like Boston’s Beacon Hill Village.
Ms. Cohen is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the National Family Caregiver’s Association, the National Private Duty Association, the Massachusetts Home Care Alliance, and the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. She is a frequent speaker at professional and academic conferences on the subject of private home care development and eldercare trends. Her accomplishments have been featured in the New York Times, the Boston Business Journal, Harvard Magazine, and Women’s Business. Ms. Cohen received her MSW from Boston College in 1984.