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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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CBC Taskforce Report: Black Youth Suicide Rates Rising, Defying Historic Trends

Following months of listening events and meetings in Washington, DC and across multiple Congressional districts, The Congressional Black Caucus’s Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health today released a report, “Ring the Alarm: the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America,” outlining the state of Black youth mental health and detailed policy recommendations for consideration by Congress. Chaired by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, the task force was formed in April to explore the causes of and solutions to increasing rates of suicide among Black children. The report was assembled with the help of the task force’s working group, led by Dr. Michael Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH, Executive Director of the NYU McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research.
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