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‘Beyond Books’ Discussion Explores Library-Based Social Work
Libraries around the nation are evolving to serve their communities in new ways. This May 6 virtual event explores library-based social work.
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NYU McSilver Institute Announces 2024 Fellows-in-Residence
Award-winning public official and soft power strategist Penny Abeywardena and nationally recognized education innovator Jeffrey Ginsburg join returning fellows NEW YORK – Government leader and international affairs expert Penny Abeywardena, and Jeffrey Ginsburg, who is the incoming President & CEO of Volunteers of America Greater New York in March, are joining the McSilver Institute of […]
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Experts, Government Officials Kick Off Policy-Focused Equity Conversation Series
Led by Council Member Nantasha Williams, the three roundtable discussions seek to produce real solutions to the ongoing equity crises in New York City (NEW YORK) – Leading academics, practitioners, subject-matter experts, and New York City government officials will gather Thursday for the first in an unprecedented series of intensive invite-only roundtables focused on addressing […]
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Teams at NYU and University of Minnesota to Identify Child Maltreatment Causes Using Causal Data Science

NYU Grossman, Silver, and McSilver, with University of Minnesota, received a $7.6M P50 Grant for the NICHD-funded CHAMP Center A new, federally-funded research center collaboration between New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine, Silver School of Social Work, McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, along with the University of Minnesota, are investigating the use […]
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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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Resources for Coping with and Understanding the Impact of Trauma, Stress and COVID-19

The following resources have been gathered from the collective expertise of staff from the NYU McSilver Institute to share advice, research and training for anyone who serves vulnerable communities or wishes to understand how trauma, stress, resilience and mental health trends impact all who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic—but particularly youth, communities of color […]
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