Office of Scholarship & Research

Centers & Networks

To fulfill the Silberman School of Social Work’s commitment to serve the people of the City of New York, with a focus to the underserved, we have Centers that apply research & scholarship to improve services in the human services world.


National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections
The National Resource Center for Permanency and Family Connections at the Silberman School of Social Work is a training, technical assistance, and information services organization dedicated to help strengthen the capacity of State, local, Tribal and other publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies to: institutionalize a safety-focused, family-centered, and community-based approach to meet the needs of children, youth and families. Click here to visit the National Center for Social Work Trauma Education & Workforce Development's website.

National Center for Social Work Trauma Education & Workforce Development
The National Center is a collaboration between the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service and Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. As a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), the National Center works with NCTSN committees, developers of evidence-based trauma treatment methods, schools of social work, and community providers. Click here to visit the National Center for Social Work Trauma Education & Workforce Development's website.