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McSilver Executive Director Named to Board of Top Social Work Academy
Dr. Michael A. Lindsey has been elected to the board of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW).
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McSilver Executive Director Interviewed by NY Times about Black Youth Suicide
Suicide and mental illness are often seen as a ‘white phenomenon,’ but a different picture emerges when looking at trends in youth, Dr. Michael A. Lindsey told New York Times’ Christina Caron.
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Experts Discuss Pros and Cons of Predictive Risk Tools in Child Welfare Practice
NYU McSilver and Fordham GSS hosted an examination of the use of AI-driven predictive risk modeling in child welfare systems.
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NYU McSilver Creates Hub to Address Impact of AI on Poverty, Race and Public Health

The AI Hub at McSilver will focus on research, policies and thought leadership relating to how artificial intelligence systems can advance equity and address disparities. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sheryl Huggins Salomon, mcsilver.comms@nyu.edu The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is announcing a $5 million gift from philanthropists Martin Silver and Dr. Constance […]
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McSilver Gets NICHD R01 Grant to Study Child Maltreatment Intervention

The Safe Mothers Safe Children clinical trial will focus on caregivers in the hopes of reducing repeated instances of maltreatment in families involved in child welfare systems. NEW YORK — May 26, 2021 — The NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research has received federal funding to study a novel child maltreatment intervention called Safe Mothers […]
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