Alumni News

Alumna Moran Receives National Social Work Honor

Karin MoranSSW Alumna Karin Moran, B.S. '00, MSW '01, director of policy for the New York State chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), has received NASW's Gilman-Wells National Award. The honor recognizes Moran for her leadership and advocacy, and her work with the NASW veteran's mental health training.

Alumna Chaudhary Given Fulltime Fellowship with NYS Department of State

SSW Alumna Sidra Chaudhary, MSW ’10, has been accepted for a full-time fellowship with the Department of State. Her post in the Governor’s Office began this month.  She was the former director of SSW’s Liberty Partnerships Rising Stars Program.

Alumnus Fox Named Director of SSW's Liberty Partnership

This fall, SSW Alumnus Kevin Fox, MSW ’10 became director of the School’s Liberty Partnership Rising Stars Program, which serves students within the Albany City School District who are at risk for dropping out of school due to risk factors they face in their homes, neighborhoods, peer groups, and/or schools.

Alumnus Rossetti Appointed Chief of Behavioral Health for Northern Rivers Family Services

David Rossetti, MSW ’97, an LCSW-R, became chief of Behavioral Health for Northern Rivers Family Services, the parent company of Parsons Child and Family Center and Northeast Parent & Child Society on July 1. Rossetti now oversees the behavioral health services provided by Northeast’s Child Guidance Clinic, the Parsons Child and Family Guidance Clinic, associated school-based behavioral health programs and Northeast’s co-located clinic at Hometown Health Center. As a member of the Northern Rivers Senior Management Team, he will be pivotal in planning for the agency’s growth in the community-based behavioral health business.

Rossetti joins Northern Rivers from St. Paul’s Center in Rensselaer, where he served as executive director since 2006. He previously worked as clinical director of the Family Counseling Center in Gloversville and as a program director for Four Winds Hospital in Syracuse. He also maintains a private practice, providing individual, family and group counseling, and works as a consultant for the U.S. Armed Forces on topics including grief and loss, stress and reintegration.