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McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

McSilver Institute receives grant to aid mental health

September 19, 2013


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The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research in the NYU Silver School of Social Work received a $699,735 grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to create and implement a web- and app-based support for mental health delivery within New York City child serving agencies. “The apps d...

Silver School does not pass vote of no confidence, does pass separate resolution

Silver School does not pass vote of no confidence, does pass separate resolution

By Nicole Brown, Investigative Editor

May 30, 2013


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The faculty of the Silver School of Social Work held a vote of no confidence against NYU President John Sexton from May 21 to May 28. Professor Wen-Jui Han explained that 95 percent of the faculty participated in the votes. The vote did not pass, as 12 faculty members voted in favor, 20 voted ag...

[UPDATE] Silver school to hold no-confidence vote

April 29, 2013


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Update May 1, 2013 6:15 p.m.: Professor of Social Work and Chair of the Silver School Executive Committee Wen-Jui Han explained that the main concerns of the Silver School faculty include timely input from faculty regarding the university's vision and direction, corruption on top administrators' salary while stu...

Silver School of Social Work studies mental health in adulthood

Silver School of Social Work studies mental health in adulthood

September 14, 2012


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An August study from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work revealed that young adults who have a history of mental illness and used public system services in their younger years often stop seeking mental health services when they reach young adulthood. “Static, dynamic, integrated and contextualized:...

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