Ministers and other leaders in developing countries often call upon Andrew Young School faculty to ignite capacity-building initiatives. The government’s goal is often to strengthen its key governing and policymaking competencies.
Through this work, the school lays the groundwork for effective public policy in local and national governments worldwide that will help promote economic… more »
ATLANTA–More than four out of five counselors who treat patients for substance abuse have experienced some form of patient-initiated workplace violence according to the first national study to examine the issue, led by Georgia State University Professor Brian E. Bride.
The study, forthcoming in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, is… more »
Three members of the Andrew Young School faculty and staff were celebrated at a recent luncheon for their excellence as servant-leaders who go beyond the call of duty in the classroom, in their research and through their caring spirit to serve and go the extra mile.
Michael Shapiro, clinical Instructor and Alpharetta Center coordinator… more »
ATLANTA – Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth at least $5 billion, according to new research by Georgia State University economist Paul Ferraro with alumnus… more »
Pridemore Analyzes The Social Environment And Suicide
Distinguished University Professor William Alex Pridemore has been awarded $141,000 from the National Institute of Mental Health as part of a $1.9 million project with Indiana University: “Modeling the Social Environmental Influences and Mechanisms of Suicide.”
“Our goal is to bring together several large datasets in an… more »
Take a stroll around downtown Atlanta on any given day and you will see a neatly uniformed Downtown Ambassador pointing a conventioneer in the right direction, another steam cleaning the sidewalks, and others doing any number of activities. They work around the clock to foster a safe and inviting downtown for the area’s visitors,… more »
Every summer finds Fred Brooks distributing Requests for Proposals to several Atlanta social work agencies, nonprofits and other community agencies. The RFP asks for projects that can be completed by teams of second-year Master of Social Work students and will provide a tangible return to the agency or nonprofit.
ATLANTA–Young, white suburban drug dealers and stereotypical urban dealers are motivated to sell drugs for the same reason – to be “cool,” but when suburban dealers are exposed to extreme violence or serious legal consequences they are more likely to quit, according to a new book by criminologists at Georgia State University.