NYU McSilver has received additional NIMH funding to study the effectiveness of a novel treatment intervention for keeping Black adolescents engaged in depression treatment. The additional funding will add expand the population sample to include Latinx youth.
The discussion was moderated by Debralee Santos, the Editor-in-Chief of Manhattan Times and The Bronx Free Press. Panelists included: Dr. Rosa M. Gil, Founder, President and CEO of Comunilife, Inc., Dr. Michael A. Lindsey, Professor and Director of the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at NYU Silver School of Social Work, NYS Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa and Reverend Dr. Michael A. Walrond Jr., Senior Pastor of First Corinthian Baptist Church. NYU Silver School of Social Work Dean, Neil Guterman and Paulette Goddard, Professor of Social Work provided greetings and opening remarks. Presenter slides and a complete list of event co-sponsors can be found below.