About NYU Silver
NYU Silver School of Social Work is a premier locus for research and education of professional social workers, offering undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. The School serves as a major postgraduate training center for practicing social workers through its continuing education coursework and events, and offers master’s students intensive learning opportunities in family and children’s services, mental health, integrated health, substance misuse and co-occurring disorders, palliative and end-of-life care, restorative justice, and other innovative and emerging areas of social work. MSW students also have the opportunity to pursue global learning with NYU Silver programs in New York, Shanghai, and other cities around the world. NYU Silver has four campuses in the heart of New York City, Rockland County, Westchester County, and Shanghai.
Founded in 1960 and renowned for a strong tradition of excellence in direct social work practice and dedication to social justice, NYU Silver has provided rigorous training to over 19,000 social work practitioners and leaders in every area of the field. The School’s faculty are on the leading edge of scholarly research and address society’s most intractable problems with a focus on proactive approaches and preventive interventions that transform lives.
Dr. Neil B. Guterman is Dean of NYU Silver and is the Paulette Goddard Professor of Social Work. A noted authority on child abuse and neglect prevention, Dr. Guterman’s special scholarly interests relate to services targeting children and violence exposure in and outside the home.