Office Location: AC-3A11
|Monday||4:00 PM - 5:50 PM|
|Wednesday||4:00 PM - 5:50 PM|
|Saturday||3:00 PM - 3:50 PM|
|PhD||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Welfare||2016|
|MSW||Yeshiva University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work||Social Work||2013|
|BA||Stony Brook University||Hispanic Languages & Literature with Honors||2008|
Areas of Expertise
- environmental social work
self-care: empathy, mindfulness, secondary traumatic stress
Articles in Field Of Expertise
Chapters in Field Of Expertise
Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances
" Using Eastern Traditions to Inform Self-Care Practices for Social Workers " February 2019: The 48h Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Jacksonville, Florida.
" Social Work Methodology of Community Organizing Through History and Culture: An Intercontinental Education Mode " In collaboration with Moldovan, V. & Rotari, E. June 2019: European Association of Schools of Social Work. Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Madrid, Spain.
" Strengthening Internal Capacities: An Economy-Based Model Towards Social Change " July 2019: International Interdisciplinary Conference for Sustainable Community Wellness. Free International University of Moldova. Chisinau, Moldova.
" Prevalence and Amelioration of Secondary Traumatic Stress Amongst Social Workers " July 2019: 9th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health. University of York. York, England.
" Empathy Reconsidered: Understanding Cultural, Professional, and Pedagogical Factors " In collaboration with Halper, D. & Robinson, T. November 2019: The 52nd Annual New York State Social Work Education Association (NYSSWEA). Saratoga Springs, New York.
Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships
New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, Psychoanalytic Fellowship: 2014-2015.
PSC-CUNY, The Meaning of Empathy in Social Work and Other Helping Professions. 2018 - Present: $3,447.
CUNY Academy, The Stewart Travel Award. 2019: $500.
Offices Held In Professional Societies
Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW): 2012 - Present.
Honorary Member, Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work: 2019 - Present.
Other Professional Activities and Public Service
Certified Social Work Field Instructor (SIFI), Columbia University: 2017.
Social Work Clinical Supervisor, Columbia University School of Social Work: 2017-2018.
Reviewer, Health & Social Care in the Community: 2019 - Present.