Topic: social work

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The School of Social Work and Tulane Athletics have teamed up to support athletes’ training and mental health through virtual reality–based mindfulness.

Gloria Bryant Banks, Pearlie Hardin Elloie and Marilyn S. Piper in front of their portrait by Terrance Osborne
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A portrait by Terrance Osborne, internationally renowned artist and New Orleans native, of three Tulane Trailblazers — Gloria Bryant Banks (SW ’64), Pearlie Hardin Elloie (SW ’65) and Marilyn S. Piper (SW ’64) — was unveiled at the School of Social Work building in downtown New Orleans on Nov. 11, 2022.

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Quoted: Mauyra Glaude

“If we don’t take the information we currently have and be proactive by addressing the potential negative impacts on academics, emotions and socialization, we are going to have more children with anxiety or children experiencing depression, hopelessness, etc.” MAURYA GLAUDE, a professor of practice at the School of Social Work, quoted in an article in Teen Vogue, discussing the mental health of teens in Southeast Louisiana who are affected by hurricanes.

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As part of a $2.27 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, the School of Social Work plans to address issues of alarming levels of burnout, low job satisfaction and compassion fatigue among healthcare workers that lead to poor behavioral health outcomes for themselves and contribute to increased health disparities for the communities they serve.

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“Portraying women and men as inherently falling along stereotypical gender roles as ‘natural’ or ‘innate’ perpetuates incorrect gender role myths, stereotypes and sexism.”

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Mental Health Experts Assist Puerto Rico

As Puerto Rico marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria in September, officials from Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy (DRLA) and the Traumatology Institute were on the island discussing the state of mental health post-disaster.

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Top Online Programs

The HOMELAND SECURITY program offered online by the School of Professional Advancement and the online SOCIAL WORK MASTER'S PROGRAM in the School of Social Work have been named top master’s programs by