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An important piece of White House gun safety policy and funding from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) have provided new work for Temple MSW students.  

Posted:  February 23, 2016

A Fierce Kind of Love

Liz Green during her exhibition in Harrisburg

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you,” wrote Maya Angelou. This sentiment is at the heart of an exhibit produced by the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, with community engagement efforts from social work graduate student Liz Green. The Institute, in collaboration with the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy will bring the all too often unheard stories of people with intellectual disabilities to City Hall March 4 – May 6.  

Posted:  February 23, 2016

SSW Research Presented at Annual Conference

Join Temple University’s social work researchers at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2016 conference.   Below are featured presentations from The School of Social Work (SSW) researchers. 

Thursday, January 14, 2016: 3:15 PM

Multicultural Organizational Development in Human Service Agencies: Who Leads and with What Results?

Cheryl A. Hyde, PhD, Temple University


Posted:  January 13, 2016

Helping Adults With Autism Live Their Best Life

Amy Roccograndi, MSW
Autism doesn’t simply fade away when someone turns 21. While school system support may end when the student reaches that age, families are often left struggling to find assistance for their loved one and themselves.
For Amy Roccograndi, who just graduated in May with a MSW, it was essential to fill that deep, wide gap in support and there was no time to lose. With two partners, Jackie Tona and Robyn Ruckle, she opened the doors to a new adult training facility — Reaching Beyond Limits — in March.
Posted:  June 5, 2015

Lessons learned: CPH professor publishes study of sexual behavior among bisexual Latino men

Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, associate professor of social work, was always interested in men’s physical and mental health, but it was the AIDS epidemic that turned his focus to how men’s sexual identification or orientation may change over time, also known as sexual fluidity. “It was devastating,” he recalled. “I knew people who died. I had a real strong push to work in the area of HIV research, intervention, and prevention.” 
Posted:  June 4, 2015