School of Social Policy & Practice

In Troubled World, Social Workers There to Help

September 24, 2014

Dean John Jackson of the School of Social Policy & Practice pens an op-ed on the importance and effectiveness of so

Article Source: Philly.com

NFL Will Mandate Training to Prevent Domestic Violence by Players

September 22, 2014

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice is interviewed about domestic violence in a full range of sports.

 

 

Audio: NFL Looks to Training to Prevent Domestic Violence by Players

September 22, 2014

Richard Gelles of the School of Social Policy & Practice talks about research on domestic violence and family violence.

Article Source: WBUR Radio (Boston)
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 16, 2014

Child Abuse Charges and Adrian Peterson

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Debra Schilling Wolfe

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 12, 2014

Penn Grad Student Taja Towne Has Sights on Career in International Social Work

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For her field placement, Taja Towne, a student at the School of Social Policy & Practice, is working with the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition.

For Taja Towne, leaving the familiar comfort of home is part of a bigger plan.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 12, 2014

Helping Others Is Personal for Penn Social Work Student

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School of Social Policy & Practice student Ashley Blake is working for the Goldring Re-entry Initiative, a program designed to assist incarcerated people transition back into society with the goal of reducing recidivism.

Ashley Blake’s family has gone through a lot.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 6, 2014

Social Policy Researcher at Penn Honored With WOAR’s Bridge of Courage Award

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Susan B. Sorenson, a professor at the School of Social Policy & Practice, will be honored for her work with an award from Women Organized Against Rape.

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Black or Latino, and Male: This Is the Victim of Police Brutality

September 10, 2014

Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy & Practice writes about black and Latino men as victims of police brutality.

Article Source: Philly.com
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820September 9, 2014

Domestic Violence and Ray Rice

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Penn Dean John L. Jackson Jr. Takes His Message on the Road

In the “Future of Social Change” tour, John L. Jackson Jr., new dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice, will visit 10 cities across the United States, beginning with a launch event Friday, Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m. at the Caster Building, 3701 Locust Walk.