I was told to give an inspirational talk about aging and at the same time bring in some of my personal experience. Well, let me start right away with some personal experience: The first day of my Gerontology class I tell students that a ship of

A Visit to the Village: Lessons in Recovery by Jacquie Hernandez, MSW student

The 2015-2016 Mental Health Training Program (MHTP) Stipend Recipients had the pleasure of joining Professor Candy Elson in visiting The Village, an adult integrated services recovery program that is a part of Mental Health America of Los Angeles.

Response to “Ramadan in Istanbul” by Tiago Antonio

Maysun, Thank you for sharing your story with us. I was really moved by it! My favorite part of your essay was the passage that says, "Society tolerates you. It doesn’t accept you." I liked this part because I agree with you. I think society

Ramadan in Istanbul by Maysun Khan, MSW student

June 27, 2015. Adhans rang melodically through the air as the sun set leaving a reddish glow to frame the waterfront. People gathered in the parks, sitting in circles on the grass and passing around disposable plates piled high with dates, olives,

Racial Justice: Moving From Macro to Micro and Back Again by Melinda Hohman, Ph.D.

I always find myself amused when writing or talking about macro social work, as I am definitely more of a micro kind of person, having studied, taught, and researched Motivational Interviewing (MI) (an interpersonal communication method) for the past