2017 SSWR: Faculty and Student Presenters

January 4, 2017 / No Comments

The Mandel School is proud to be participating in the Society for Social Work Research’s 21st Annual Conference, on January 11-15, 2017, in New Orleans. In addition to having a booth at the conference (#102), one of our faculty members, Claudia Coulton, PhD, was chosen as a 2017 SSWR Fellow and w...

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Prenatal Cocaine Exposure Linked to Early Teen Sexual Activity: Project Newborn

August 12, 2015 / No Comments

Since 1994, researchers at the Mandel School have studied mothers—some who used cocaine while pregnant and others who did not—to understand how the drug affected their children’s cognitive and social development. Their latest findings suggest a link between prenatal cocaine exposure and an adoles...

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Newborn’s first stool could alert doctors to long-term cognitive issues: Project Newborn

August 4, 2015 / No Comments

A newborn’s first stool can signal the child may struggle with persistent cognitive problems, according to Mandel School Project Newborn researchers. In particular, high levels of fatty acid ethyl esters (FAEE) found in the meconium (a newborn’s first stool) from a mother’s alcohol use during pre...

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Visit with us at SSWR 2015

January 15, 2015 / No Comments

The Mandel School will have a substantial presence at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 2015 Annual Conference this week in New Orleans. Stop by Booth #100 to visit with Dean Grover “Cleve” Gilmore, faculty and PhD students who are gathered for the event. Additionally, t...

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Elizabeth M. Tracy and Colleagues Research How Women In Recovery Manage Personal Networks

October 17, 2014 / No Comments

Substance abuse counselors and social workers often recommend recovering addicts establish new networks of non-using friends and supporters. But Dr. Elizabeth M. Tracy and her colleagues found that, for many women in poverty, it’s not so easy to drop the users in their lives. Many are people that...

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