Mohamad Adam Brooks Awarded CSWE MFP Doctoral Fellowship

By
Eleni Vlachos
August 11, 2021

ASPIRE researcher Mohamad Adam Brooks was accepted into the Minority Fellowship Program for Doctoral students by the Council on Social Work Education.

About the Minority Fellowship Program Award

The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) doctoral Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) is designed for social workers who are preparing for leadership in practice, research, teaching, and/or policy promulgation in mental health and/or substance use with racial/ethnic minorities.

M. Adam Brooks is currently a Doctoral Candidate and is a Graduate Research Assistant with the ASPIRE project (Advancing Solutions in Policy, Implementation, Research and Engagement for Refugees) at SIG.

Of Mr. Brooks' accomplishment, SIG's Director University Professor Dr. Nabila El-Bassel says,

"In his work addressing the Syrian refugee crisis through ASPIRE at SIG, Adam has been steadfast in both his dedication to equity in the research and to purposefully influence policy. The CSWE MFP fellowship award is much deserved and I have no doubt that Adam's influence will be substantial as he pursues the work involved in this fellowship."

Of the Fellowship award, Mr. Brooks says:

"I am really thrilled to have received the CSWE MFP doctoral fellowship award. As a doctoral candidate working with SIG’s project ASPIRE, I have been working with an amazing group of researchers and experts who are dedicated to finding innovative approaches and responses to the Syrian refugee crisis.

With the CSWE MFP fellowship award, I plan to continue my work to address the mental health of refugees and forcibly displaced populations through meaningful research that will impact both policy and practice."

The CSWE MFP fellowship award is much deserved and I have no doubt that Adam's influence will be substantial as he pursues the work involved in this fellowship.

Dr. El-Bassel, Director of SIG