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BCSSW’s MSW Global Practice concentration prepares MSW students for careers in International Social Work through global field education.

Deans Drop In Yadama Walsh

Current students are invited to meet and hold informal conversations with Dean Gautam N. Yadama and Associate Dean and MSW Program Director Tom Walsh.

September 27, 1:00 p.m. McGuinn 130

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Cal Halvorsen was selected as a member of the inaugural cohort in the Encore Public Voices Fellowship to increase the diversity of voices in local and national media regarding the aging of the population.

Tiziana Dearing and co-authors published “Research in Social, Economic and Environmental Equity (RISE3)” in Generations.

Shanta Pandey published “Women’s knowledge about the conditional cash incentive program and its association with institutional delivery in Nepal” in PLOS ONE and co-authored “Correlates of Female Sterilization in Bihar: Does Women’s Empowerment Matter?” in Global Social Welfare. Pandey has also joined the editorial board of the Encyclopedia of Social Work.

The Center on Immigration and Child Welfare released a research brief written by Tom Crea and co-authors about how immigrant children and families experience immigrant detention.

Dr. Thanh Tran

Faculty Spotlight

Boston College honors Thanh Tran with the 2018 Community Service Award

BCSSW Professor Thanh Tran has been honored with the 2018 Boston College Community Service Award. The award, presented by the Office of Governmental and Community Affairs, recognizes the outstanding contributions of a Boston College employee whose actions truly exemplify the Jesuit spirit of community service and involvement. 

Read more about Professor Tran »


Associate Professor Stephani Berzin

Research Spotlight

Teixeira Teaches Community-Based Participatory Research in New MSW Course

Eight Boston College School of Social Work (BCSSW) MSW candidates are engaged in a novel Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) course designed and taught by Assistant Professor Samantha Teixeira that provides hands-on experience in the context of an existing community-engaged research partnership. In the course, students design and implement a specific project, then reflect on the possibilities for using CBPR in future settings related to community development, community organizing, and academic research.

From the blog: New Community-Based Participatory Research Course »