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Training in Culturally Congruent Care for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing/DeafBlind Community

With generous funding from the Ernst & Paula Deutsch Foundation, the Zelda Foster Studies Program has launched a unique and innovative three-day course in the skills, methodologies, interventions, and sensitivities needed to provide culturally congruent care to Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind (D/HH/DB) clients, their families and health care providers. READ MORE »


Congratulations to Elizabeth Barnett, MSW '16 and MSW Fellow in our Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and...

Posted by NYU Silver School of Social Work on Friday, June 2, 2017

Zelda Foster Studies Program Receives Samuels Foundation Grant to Train Geriatric Professionals in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

NYU Silver’s Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care has been awarded a $38,000 grant from the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation to provide primary palliative care training to social workers and other professionals working with older adults in New York City. READ MORE »


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Silver's Zelda Foster Studies at AOSW

Graduates, Participants and Mentors in NYU Silver's Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care at the Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 33rd Annual Conference, May 31 - June 2, 2017 in Denver, Colorado READ MORE »


Yesterday, May 2017 MSW graduates who are in the first year of our four-year Zelda Foster Studies MSW Fellowship in...

Posted by NYU Silver School of Social Work on Thursday, April 27, 2017

Last night, our Zelda Foster Studies Program in Palliative and End-of-Life Care celebrated the graduation of its 2017...

Posted by NYU Silver School of Social Work on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Silver's Zelda Foster Studies at SWHPN 2017

Presentation Schedule and Honorees at the Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) 5th General Assembly in Scottsdale, AZ. READ MORE »

Zelda Foster Graduates Honored at SWHPN

The Social Work Hospice and Palliative Care General Assembly convened on March 6-8, 2016 in Chicago, and this year’s theme was Promoting Integrated Care For Serious Illness: Improving Access, Coordination and Psychosocial Outcomes. From the NYU Silver Zelda Foster community, 24 graduates presented, winning a total of six awards. READ MORE »

Kim Roberts, MSW ’17

Kim Roberts (MSW ’17) Named First-Ever Student Member of the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care’s National Board  

Silver School student Kim Roberts (MSW ’17) has been appointed to the national Board of Directors of the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC), the premier organization for healthcare social workers, as its first-ever student representative. READ MORE »

Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) 33rd Annual Conference | May 31 - June 2, 2017

Palliative Care and Hospice Social Worker Qualification Training and Continuing Education Advanced Program in Hefei, China