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  • Elle Bernfeld (MSW ’16) Helps Launch Mental Fitness App

    Nov 14, 2016
    Soon after she graduated from the Silver School, Elle Bernfeld (MSW ’16) joined a multidisciplinary team of likeminded young professionals to develop a new app called KindMind that focuses on the maintenance of mental health by framing it as “mental fitness.” Taking hectic lifestyles into account, the app “game-ifies” mood tracking by using incentives like earning emoticons and achieving goals, and connects users directly to the services they need to stay mentally fit.
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  • Dr. Kathleen M. Wade (MSW ’84) Receives SSWLHC’s 2016 Ida M. Cannon Award

    Nov 14, 2016
    Silver School alumna Kathleen M. Wade, PhD, LMSW, ACSW received the 2016 Ida M. Cannon Award for outstanding contributions to the leadership of social work in a health care setting from the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC). The award is SSWLHC’s highest honor and pays tribute to the memory of Ms. Cannon, who organized the first social work department in an acute care medical setting. Candidates must be widely recognized leaders in the field of health care social work and demonstrate the commitment to sound social work practice and strong patient advocacy that distinguished Ms. Cannon.
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