Melissa Earle, Associate Dean at Touro Graduate School of Social Work, expresses her concern that if we label individuals with PTSD as prospective shooters it could discourage those with PTSD from seeking the help that they need.
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Melissa Earle, Associate Dean of the Graduate School of Social Work, discusses the dangerers of assuming the Fort Hood shooter was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.USA Today
2014 Lobby Day Draws 120 SW Students to Albany; $500,000 for SW Loan Forgiveness Expected in 2015 NYS Budget
Julie Jimenez, who represents NASW-NYC as a student “member associate” at Touro College School of Social Work, wrote about her first experience in the capitol.NASW-NY newsletter
A recent study suggests poor women are more likely to take on caring for aging parents and to enter a downward financial spiral as a result. Judy Strauss, a social worker and researcher at the GSSW, comments on the findings.Reuters Health
A broadcast news segment featuring Martina Rodriguez and other Touro social work students who went to Albany to lobby for passage of “Dream Act,” and state budget enhancements that would provide for greater loan forgiveness for social workers.NY1 News
Martina Rodriguez and other students from the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work traveled to Albany to ask legislators to approve the Dream Act bill, which would give undocumented immigrant students access to financial aid programs.
NOTE: The original article is in Spanish. To read it in English, please visit http://translate.google.com/. Video only available to Time Warner Cable subscribers.NY1 News
Steven Huberman, dean of Touro Graduate School of Social Work speaks with bankrate.com about aging and retirement communities.Bankrate.com
Julie Banderas of Fox News' Health Talk speaks with Dr. Melissa Earle on the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy about its lingering effects and PTSD.Fox News
Elmhurst social worker joined the Navy to better understand challenges of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans
Carla Giglio, a student in a specialized program at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work focusing on helping former soldiers, decided to get on-the-job training by enlisting in the Navy.
The Daily News
Juan Erman Gonzalez was showing his clothing patterns to a customer when his cellphone buzzed. It was his mother telling him that his father had another fender bender. Gonzalez excused himself to his agitated client and zipped off to persuade dad to give up driving.
Dr. Melissa Earle of the Graduate School of Social Work talks about the keys to identifying veterans at risk of suicides and mental illness.WNYC
On this Veterans Day, and in the aftermath of Hurrican Sandy, Dr. Melissa Earle looks at the trauma that lingers for soldiers and victims of natural disasters.