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Disaster relief worker
October 6, 2020
Disaster resilience leaders help communities prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters. Visit Tulane University’s MSW/MS-DRL program to learn more.
Social worker in leadership position mentors volunteer at outdoor event for a nonprofit organization.
October 5, 2020
Social workers with nonprofit leadership skills can bring about community change. Learn more about the skills needed for nonprofit organization leadership.
A social work professional meets with a patient.
February 9, 2020
What can you do with a master’s in social work? Explore how Tulane University’s MSW trains compassionate leaders to advocate for social justice and lead change.
Dr. Deidre Hayes
February 8, 2020
Deidre Hayes, professor of the School of Social Work, has spent over 20 years working with New Orleans communities. Explore the role of a social worker through her career.
A tired social worker at her desk deals with the effects of compassion fatigue.
January 30, 2020
Compassion fatigue in social work can impact the ability of professionals to serve their communities. Explore what compassion fatigue is and how to treat it.
People collectively moving rubble after a disaster.
January 17, 2020
Collective trauma has serious consequences for societies and can increase the prevalence of depression and PTSD. Learn how social workers identify it.
Dean of the Tulane University School of Social Work Patrick Bordnick speaks in front of an audience.
November 26, 2019
Discover what thought leaders such as Dean of the Tulane University School of Social Work Patrick Bordnick have to say about the future of virtual reality.
Three young multiethnic women serve as one example of allyship.
November 18, 2019
What does allyship mean? And how do you become a successful ally? Learn how to cultivate allyship skills that empower communities and promote social justice.
Charles Figley standing under a tree
March 23, 2019
Charles Figley had been home from his military service in Vietnam for 6 years when he found himself standing in front of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C., surrounded by about a thousand of his fellow Vietnam veterans. It was 1971, and to the applause of the other protesters, Figley and his peers approached the Capitol, lifted their fists high, and tossed their own war medals onto the building’s steps as a sign of protest against the war.
Parker Sternbergh
March 22, 2019
Professor Parker Sternbergh's professional path was on a set course until her life took an unexpected turn. Learn more about her journey to social work.