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TRACKS Intergroup Dialogue: Sexual Orientation

TRACKS Intergroup Dialogue: Sexual Orientation

As part of the Anti-Racism and Equity Coalition to build an inclusive community on campus, the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), Human Resources, and the School of Social Work invite faculty and staff to participate in this special program in celebration of Pride Month. This 3-session virtual intergroup dialogue training brings...

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The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice: Annual Report 2020

The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice: Annual Report 2020

Learn about CHRSJ's efforts to support our local communities and help them heal

Dr. Maria Teahan Named Interim Dean of the Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work at Barry University

Dr. Maria Teahan Named Interim Dean of the Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work at Barry University

Dr. Maria Teahan Named Interim Dean of the Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work at Barry University Dr. Maria Teahan, a creative and passionate educator with a depth of clinical experience, will lead the Ellen Whiteside McDonnell School of Social Work at Barry University as Interim Dean, effective July 1, 2021. Dr. Teahan's expertise...

How Dr. Mitch Rosenwald Is Using His Social Work Skills to Impact Local Policy

How Dr. Mitch Rosenwald Is Using His Social Work Skills to Impact Local Policy

As a clinical social worker and veteran professor in Barry's School of Social Work, Dr. Mitch Rosenwald has long championed the benefits of bringing social work perspectives to government policy. At Barry, he teaches courses on the macro-level change social workers can impart through public service; and, in his personal life, he has held a variety...

Congratulations on Dr. Levenson’s research grant funding a groundbreaking prevention project!

Congratulations on Dr. Levenson’s research grant funding a groundbreaking prevention project!

Dr. Jill Levenson, PhD, LCSW, Professor of Social Work at Barry University, is part of a research team that has recently received a $1.6 million, four-year research grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention! Under the leadership of Principal Investigator Dr. Elizabeth Letourneau of Johns Hopkins University, the Help Wanted...

With New Research, Social Work Students and Professor Advocate for Gender-Affirming Care

With New Research, Social Work Students and Professor Advocate for Gender-Affirming Care

A new paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity is giving voice to members of the trans community who suffer from gender dysphoria. “Beyond Diagnosis: ‘Gender Dysphoria Feels Like a Living Hell, a Nightmare One Cannot Ever Wake Up From'” is the work of Barry University...

The Center for Human Rights and Social Justice's 2019 Annual Report is now live!
1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC) now part of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice

1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC) now part of the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice

We are thrilled to announce that 1Human Trafficking Coalition (1HTC), - a multi-county collaborative to fight human trafficking in South Florida- is now housed in the Center for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ) at Barry University School of Social Work.

2019 Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

2019 Doctoral Fellowship Award Recipient

Ms. Noemi Marquez

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