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Sixth Annual Social Work Student Recognition Night

Date: April 28, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sponsored by: NYAM Section on Social Work

Location: The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Join us for this annual event that honors a masters or doctoral student from each of the New York City Schools of Social Work. Each student will present a poster and give an oral presentation of their original work in social work practice, research, or education in health, including physical health, mental health, and public health.

We are pleased to announce the presenters and their research topics for Student’s Night 2014:

Athena Motal
Yeshiva University Wurzweiler School of Social Work
"Social Workers' Perspectives in the Identification and Resolution of Ethical Dilemmas: Four Case Studies"

Elionora Silbersack
Adelphi University
"Exploring mother's initial discovery experiences of developmental delay or disability in their young children"

Jennifer Schwartz
CUNY - Lehman College
"Re-Tooling Our Perception of Progress in Elderly Clients Diagnosed with Dementia"

Gabriel Robles
New York University Silver School of Social Work
"Emotions and Cognitions as Correlates of Early Adolescent Sexual Behavior Among Dominican Youth in the United States and Dominican Republic"

Dianne Ciro
Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College
"Coping Responses and Psychological Outcomes in Latino World Trade Center (WTC) Responders"

Jordan DeVylder
Columbia University School of Social Work
"Suicidal Behavior among Adults with Sub-Threshold Psychosis"

Jessica Mercer
Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service
“Alcohol and Substance Abuse: The Impact of an Intervention”


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