Dr. William Cabin, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, has been selected to present two papers at the Seventh International Conference on Sociology and Social Work in Prague, Czechoslovakia, September 7 and 8.
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A number of psychosocial interventions for persons with Alzheimer’s disease (PWAD) have demonstrated success in improving quality of life for both PWAD and their caregivers in home and community-based settings, which is where more than 70 percent of this population reside.
Some 1,332 Owls took flight this morning as the College of Public Health celebrated its 2017 graduation ceremony as thousands of family, friends, and supporters filled the Liacouras Center.
Fabienne Darling-Wolf, an associate professor of journalism and the director of the Media and Communication Doctoral Program in the Klein College of Communication, wraps up our three-part series on adolescent suicide inspired by the research of Assistant Professor Carolina Hausmann-Stabile of CPH's School of Social Work.
As Philadelphia’s recently appointed Health Commissioner, Thomas Farley (MD, MPH) sets policy for the Department of Public Health, working with other human-services agencies to promote and protect the health of all Philadelphians.
Retired Petty Officer 3rd Class Ray Gerald Abarintos (MSW ’17) left the Navy in June 2013 after serving as a corpsman for five years. As part of a Marine Corps infantry battalion, he served as a medic to teams of 15 marines in North Carolina, Hawaii, and Afghanistan. He completes his master’s degree with a focus on clinical practice this May.
Lisa Zoll is an instructor in the School of Social Work at Temple’s Harrisburg campus. Her teaching interests include Loss & Grief, Assessment and Diagnosis of Mental Health Disorders, Social Justice, and Human Behavior in the Social Environment. Paige Gentry (MEd, Counseling Psychology, 2017) also contributed to this article.
Lesley Sasnett transferred from the University of Southern California to Temple in January 2015 from an MSW program into the dual MSW-MPH program. She is a veteran of the Army, having been stationed in Germany, the Netherlands, and Kosovo. As a military contractor, she served for 15 years as a trainer and intelligence specialist throughout the U.S., Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Carolina Hausmann-Stabile, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work, applies sociocultural perspectives to the study of suicidal behaviors among minority youth in the United States and among adolescents in Latin America. Her scholarship is helping us to understand why adolescents attempt suicide. In this post she discusses how we can help prevent suicidal behaviors among teens.
Greg Langan is a graduate student in Temple’s College of Public Health who is working toward his MSW-MPH dual degree. We talked with him about why he chose Temple and what he’s enjoying about his MPH concentration in social and behavioral sciences.