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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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Recently Published Research Involving the McSilver Institute

Below is a list of notable published research— including journal articles and other peer-reviewed sources — led by or involving McSilver Institute programs or staff. Learn more about our ongoing research here. The McSilver Institute’s work is also covered frequently by mass media including print, radio and TV print outlets. See some recent highlights of […]
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McSilver Applauds NYC Human Rights Commission Youth Initiative Launch

The New York City Commission on Human Rights, in partnership with over 60 schools and organizations (complete list below) that educate and work with young people, announces the launch of a new comprehensive program called Youth for Equity and Solidarity. The program will educate over 5,000 young people this year, ages 13-21, and includes the creation of the Commission’s first youth advisory council (YES Council).
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