Social Work News
When Anupama Vishwamitra recently spoke at the Andrew Young School’s Honors Day celebration, she reflected on the prompting from her former social work professor and friend, Elizabeth Beck, who encouraged her to apply for a position as a mitigation investigator.
Vishwamitra has spent the 10 years since as a mitigation investigator on cases involving indigent… more »
Trey Cason took his first career-related job at Atlanta Mission in August of 2011. Freshly armed with knowledge from his bachelor’s degree in social work, Cason felt ready to join the workforce and end homelessness, but things did not go as he planned.
“A few weeks into the job, one of the men came to… more »
ATLANTA—Transgender university and college students are at a significantly higher risk for suicide attempts when their campus experience includes being denied access to bathrooms and gender-appropriate campus housing, a Georgia State University study finds.
“An alarmingly high proportion of the transgender individuals participating in this study – 46.5 percent –… more »
ATLANTA–College students who are addicted to the Internet report positive and negative effects on their family relationships, according to new research from Georgia State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The study is the first to show how college students in the United States diagnosed with Problematic Internet Use (PIU) perceive its role… more »