News and Events
Institute for Multigenerational Studies Research Day Poster Presentations
April 23, 2015- 11:30-1:30- University Downtown Center, 1st Floor Atrium
Center for Family, School and Community Partnerships and the Center on Aging faculty
members and community partners presented their research via poster presentations about
the exciting research ongoing in the Institute for Multigenerational Studies.
Southern Tier Center on Aging Spring 2015 Meeting
Center members gathered to discuss partnership opportunities and research studies.
The meeting was held on March 10th, 2015 from 2-4 pm at the University Downtown Center
in Room 220A.
Productive Aging and Families across the Globe
October 31, 2014- 11am-1pm- University Downtown Center, Room 220
The Transdisciplinary Area of Excellence (TAE) Sustainable Communities, Institute
for Intergenerational Studies and the Department of Social Work, Community and Public
Affairs at Binghamton University co-sponsored this event. See flyer below for details.
Productive Aging and Families across the Globe Flyer (.pdf, 467 KB)
Care Management Summit 2014: Achieving Excellence, May 22 & 23
The Binghamton University College of Community and Public Affairs welcomed participants
from around the country at the Care Management Summit 2014: Achieving Excellence.
Conveniently located and affordable, this was the first conference of its kind in
central New York state. Focusing on the specialties of care and case management, the
Summit was a great event for those interested in best practices in a growing field,
providing a transdisciplinary opportunity to engage in valuable discussions and build
your network. The Summit was designed to provide the concepts, networking opportunities
and the up-to-date information needed to practice care and case management in today's
dynamic, evolving environment. | Detailed Info and registration
info can be accessed here. Care Management Summit 2016 is being planned!
Study: Student social workers decrease re-hospitalization rates, save millions
USA TODAY College
Laura Bronstein, College of Community Affairs dean and professor of social work, designed
a study with Shawn Berkowitz, (prior) director of geriatrics at United Health Services
(UHS) and clinical assistant professor at SUNY Upstate Medical University, to examine
how student social workers can decrease readmission rates. In the preliminary findings,
eight patients out of 44 (18.2 percent) in the control group were readmitted within
30 days. No patients in the social work intervention group were readmitted, showing
significant improvement. | Read More.
No more revolving door
Binghamton University Magazine
Can social workers reduce hospital readmissions? Binghamton University researchers
from the College of Community and Public Affairs (CCPA) and SUNY Upstate Medical University
have teamed with a local hospital to seek new, low-cost ways to keep seniors from
needing readmission while improving their quality of life. | Read More.