Recent Submissions

  • Children in psychiatric residential treatment facilities looking to courts to keep them in their communities 

    Reiter, Elisa; Pollack, Daniel (American Bar Association, 2022-01-18)
    In a recent case, class action plaintiffs alleged that the commissioner of the Alabama Department of Human Resources engaged in discriminatory practices in psychiatric residential treatment facilities.
  • State courts are refining the concept of ‘psychological parent’ 

    Reiter, Elisa M.; Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2022-01-05)
    One out of three marriages in the United States are likely to include blended families, as in In Re C.J.C. Are legislatures being short-sighted or are they being puritanical? The best interests of children remain of primary ...
  • Juvenile sex offender registration: Applying the ‘learned treatise’ exception to the hearsay rule 

    Pollack, Daniel; Reiter, Elisa M. (ALM, 2022-01-10)
    What’s “fair” for a juvenile offender who is over the age of 14 and who may be required to register as a sexual offender? The juvenile court wields great power in such cases, and a juvenile offender may carry the onus of ...
  • Might decriminalizing sex work have unintended consequences on children? 

    Pollack, Daniel; Weiss, Helene M.; Mathieu, Amy (ALM, 2022-01)
    Whatever one’s opinion regarding legalizing prostitution might be, and however well-intentioned the two pieces of proposed legislation are, might they inadvertently force sex work further into the shadows and thereby expose ...
  • Pushing contempt in domestic violence cases 

    Kleinman, Toby; Pollack, Daniel (Yeshiva University Libraries. Yeshiva University., 2021-12-28)
    Attorneys should seek to have a good rapport with a judge except where it interferes with appropriate, zealous advocacy. It is better to have a judge’s respect for proper advocacy than to be thought of as “nice.”
  • SWK6825 Palliative Care: Social Work Practice with Serious Illness 

    Stein, Gary (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2022-01)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION: ¶This course will provide a comprehensive study of issues related to palliative and end-of-life care. Palliative care is an exciting, relatively new specialty in health care social work, and presents ...
  • Changing attorneys once divorce proceedings have started 

    Kleinman, Toby; Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-12-22)
    There are times when clients change their attorney multiple times or the adversary attempts to use changes of attorney against the litigant in a negative or derogatory fashion. Why does this happen and what can be done?
  • The Importance of Gatekeeping in Social Services: A Legal and Policy Perspective 

    Bauer, Ian; Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-12-17)
    Throughout their day, social workers face inflection points in the life of a case, and must make decisions with profound implications for the children, vulnerable adults, and families they serve. The upgrading of social ...
  • Could hiding income to avoid paying child support constitute child neglect? 

    Reiter, Elisa M.; Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-12-15)
    Whether or not hiding income results in formal child neglect charges, parents need to support their children by providing them with financial support, or face the consequences.
  • Smoothing out legal co-parenting pitfalls during holidays 

    Reiter, Elisa M.; Pollack, Daniel (ALM, 2021-12-13)
    Your client, a divorced parent, is planning their first holiday season under new co-parenting arrangements. As an attorney, the single best piece of advice you can give your client is this: If the client anticipates a legal ...
  • SWK6911 Grounding the Strengths Perspective 

    Glassman, Alex (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    Course Description: ¶The purpose of this course will be to provide a grounding for the Strengths-Perspective in Social Work, supplying it with a much needed, multidimensional theoretical structure, methodology, and model ...
  • SWK6823 Treatment of Eating Disorders 

    Henshaw, Lisa (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    Course Description: The Eating Disorders Elective class will provide students with a comprehensive overview of eating disorders as biopsychosocial disorders and will focus primarily on methods and approaches to treatment ...
  • SWK6686 Gerontology 

    Stein, Gary (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION: ¶The world population is growing older at an unprecedented pace. In the U.S. alone, close to 35 million persons are 65 years or older. Between 2020 and 2030 alone, the number of older persons is ...
  • SWK6685 Social Work Practice with Trauma and Interpersonal Violence 

    Henshaw, Lisa; Skolnik, Sari (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    1 WURZWEILER SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK YESHIVA UNIVERSITY Social Work Practice with Trauma and Interpersonal Violence SWK 6685 I. Course Description: ¶Trauma and Interpersonal Violence is a clinical course that examines ...
  • SWK6670 Creative Arts in Social Work 

    Landis, Heidi (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION This survey course explores the current uses of the creative arts in social work practice, including music, drama, art and dance. This course will utilize both lecture and experiential exercises to ...
  • SWK6630/ SWK8630 Social Work Practice in Schools 

    Flaherty, Hanni (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    ¶COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is intended for students who plan to work in schools or in agencies that are school-based or school-linked. While it is primarily a practice course, it is also a policy course because ...
  • SWK6402 Applied Methods in Social Work Research 

    Auerbach, Charles (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course builds upon content presented in Practice Research (SWK6401) and contains the focus on: problem formulation, conceptualization and operationalization of variables, use of measurement ...
  • SWK6141 Social Work in Healthcare 

    Vyshedsky, Christine (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides the student with a conceptual, ethical and practice framework for social work practice in health care. It provides an overview of the United States health care system, the unique ...
  • SWK6210 Advanced Policy Advocacy 

    Lane, Shannon (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead ¶The mission of the social work profession is “to ...
  • SWK6141 Family Systems 

    Beckerman, Nancy (Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University., 2021-08)
    COURSE DESCRIPTION ¶This course introduces the student to a beginning conceptual framework of a systems approach to social work practice with families. It provides an overview of family life taking into consideration ...

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