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On November 18, 2015, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research and the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP), in conjunction with the Congressional Social Work Caucus, hosted a Congressional briefing at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, DC on Disrupting the Cradle to Prison Pipeline: Juvenile Justice, Race, and Poverty. A capacity crowd, including... Read more
For the first time in 2015, New York Nonprofit News recognized 40 rising stars under the age of 40 in New York’s non-profit sector, an illustrious group that included the McSilver Institute’s own Senior Research Associate Micaela Mercado, PhD. As the head of the McSilver Institute’s Evaluation department since January 2013, Dr. Mercado has helped dozens of government agencies and nonprofit organizations better... Read more
On November 12, 2015, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, NYU Silver School of Social Work, and National Association of Social Workers, New York City Chapter (NASW-NYC) held the third in their series of discussions on applying NASW-NYC’s Poverty Toolkit with a panel focused on poverty and hunger in New York City. Visit our Poverty Toolkit portal to explore all four discussions in this... Read more
The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University Silver School of Social Work and the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP), will be livestreaming the Congressional briefing they are hosting on Disrupting the Cradle-to-Prison Pipeline: Juvenile Justice, Race and Poverty on November 18th from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington... Read more
On October 8, 2015, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, NYU Silver School of Social Work, and NASW-NYC held the second in their series of discussions on applying NASW-NYC’s Poverty Toolkit with a panel focused on poverty and homelessness in New York City. Visit our Poverty Toolkit portal to explore all four discussions in this series. ❯ Moderator Deborah K. Padgett PhD, MPH, a... Read more
The McSilver Institute’s Family and Food Matters! study is one of four grantees to receive 2015 funding from the non-profit Ample Table for Everyone (ATE). Family and Food Matters! is grounded in the reality that food insecurity is rarely addressed within mainstream publicly-funded, child-serving sites (e.g. child health and behavioral health clinics, child welfare agencies, schools), yet the negative... Read more
McSilver Institute Director Mary McKay is being honored by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) for her mentorship of Dr. Tricia Stephens, an Assistant Professor at Hunter College Silberman School of Social Work, who was an NYU Silver School PhD student and pre-doctoral fellow at the McSilver Institute from 2010-2015.   The recognition comes through the CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women in... Read more
On October 1, adult behavioral health providers in New York City transitioned their Medicaid clients to managed care, a process that requires significant changes to business, organizational, administrative, and clinical practices. The New York State-funded, McSilver Institute-directed Community Technical Assistance Center of New York (CTAC) and Managed Care Technical Assistance Center (MCTAC) are working to assist... Read more
On September 17, 2015, the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, NYU Silver School of Social Work and NASW-NYC hosted a panel entitled, “Putting the Poverty Toolkit to Work: Poverty and Race,” the first in series of discussions on applying NASW-NYC’s NASW-NYC’s toolkit for fighting poverty to address racism, homelessness, hunger, and mental health in New York City. Visit our... Read more
On August 31, 2015, classes began for the Silver School of Social Work’s first full-semester, graduate-level study abroad program – fusing education, research, and practice – in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  The program, which the McSilver Institute helped design and implement, enables second year MSW candidates to take the same required courses they are offered at NYU’s Washington Square... Read more

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