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Boston College Graduate School of Social Work

Grant Awards 2014

James Lubben

Sovereign Bank/Banco Santander
"International PhD in Social Welfare"
$75,000 ($450,000)
March 5, 2014

James Lubben was awarded an additional gift of $75,000 from Sovereign Bank/Banco Santander to continue with the International PhD in Social Welfare Program in the Graduate School of Social Work.

Suzanne Crisp

Academy Health
"Technical Assistance for Health for Health Care Financing and Organization Initiative"
February 12, 2014

Suzanne Crisp, the Director of Program Design & Implementation at the GSSW's National Resource Center for Participant-Directed Service (NRCPDS) was awarded $6,992 from Academy Health to provide technical assistance and consultation on payment reform strategies specifically as it relates to consumer education, counseling, and monitoring.

Judi Casey

University of Pennsylvania/Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
"The Next Generation Work and Family Network"
$5,542 ($307,578)
February 3, 2014

Judi Casey was awarded additional funding of $5,542 from the University of Pennsylvania to continue the transition of the Sloan Network to the Open Access Network funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation at the University of Pennsylvania.

Marylou Sudders

Council on Social Work Education
"CSWE Partnership Project Grant"
$9,000 ($27,000)
January 29, 2014

Professor Sudders received $9,000 from the Council on Social Work Education to infuse person-centered and participant-directed (PC/PD) Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) competencies within the social work curricula to prepare MSW graduates for effective practice in ACL-funded aging and disability network services.


David Takeuchi

University of Chicago/NIH
"Culture, Family Process and Development Outcomes in Asian American Youth"
$28,476 ($128,141)
January 8, 2014

The project will be examining the role of culture, family process, and development outcomes in Asian American youth. Dr. Takeuchi will be assisting with questionnaire development, sampling design, and writing papers from the data analysis.

Vince Lynch

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
"26th Annual National Social Work and HIV/AIDS Conference"
January 7, 2014

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has donated $25,000 in support of the annual HIV/AIDS Conference. The 26th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS will be held May 22-25, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. The theme of the conference will be "New Practice Approaches…For a New Era in HIV/AIDS Care."