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Alum Wins Clinical Social Work Award

The Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Work (PSCSW) is pleased to announce that Gwen Pfeifer, a recent graduate from the School of Social Work, Harrisburg, has won Third Prize in the PSCSW Awards for Clinical Excellence competition.  PSCSW gives awards annually to graduating master’s level social work students who submit a case based paper for review by a panel of judges. Ms.

Posted:  July 18, 2013

Professor to Join Radio Discussion on Suicide Rate

Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW, assistant professor of Social Work at CPH, will be featured on WHYY’s Radio Times on June 20 for a discussion about the rising suicide rate. He will be joined by Thomas Joiner, PhD, professor of psychology at Florida State University and Susan Rogers, Director of Special Projects at the Mental Health Association of Southeastern PA.

You can listen to Radio Times online at

Posted:  June 5, 2013

MSW Information Session to be held online due to weather considerations

Due to the unpredictable weather, the Master of Social Work Information Session scheduled for Saturday, February 9 will take place via WebEX instead of on site. Join us on Saturday, February 9 at 10 am by clicking the link below:

Posted:  February 8, 2013

Dr. Singer interviews cancer researcher on WHYY

Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW, associate professor of Social Work at CPH, appeared on WHYY this morning as a guest interviewer. Dr. Singerspoke to Frank Rauscher, a cancer researcher from the Wistar Institute, about the next generation of cancer treatments. You can listen to the story here:

Posted:  January 11, 2013