Social Work

Vincent Schiraldi sits at his desk and holds a pair of glasses

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Perhaps it was the 12 years of Catholic school, with its expectations that students reach out to underserved communities, but Vincent Schiraldi always knew that he wanted to help pe

american flag memorial on lawn

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Experts on grief at the Columbia School of Social Work are collaborating with the Defense Department’s Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences on a mobile and web-based way to help those families cope.
Desmond Patton

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Prof. Desmond Patton looks at conflict, culture and language on social media and then develops algorithms to detect instances of aggression.