Faculty Directory
Jay Sweifach


Associate Professor

BS, Montclair State University,
DSW, Yeshiva University,
MSW, Yeshiva University,
DSW, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, 2002
MSW, Wurzweiler School of Social Work, 1988

Jay Sweifach began his professional life as a youth director. His professional experience includes clinical work with both individuals and groups. He has over 30 manuscripts published in refereed academic journals.

Actively contributes to the literature on social work in the Jewish community, domestic violence, volunteerism, disaster work, group work practice, the Cuban Jewish Community, and sex education in schools. He has presented on these topics both nationally and internationally.

JCCA Scholarship Recipient Kraft Award Brandeis University Sherman Fellow


Wilf campus - Belfer Hall

Wilf campus - Belfer Hall


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Spring 2017
Adv Fieldwk IID
SWK 6536D


Adv. Fieldwk II
SWK 6536C


Doctoral Advising
SWK 8950


Soc Grpwk Prac II
SWK 6024


Soc Work Educ I
SWK 8696


Social Work Values and Ethics
SWK 6134