Social Intervention Group | SIG

Columbia School of Social Work

What We Do
Who We Are

Values & Beliefs

  • SIG operates from core values of respect, integrity, and compassion
  • To be most effective, interventions must be tailored to the unique circumstances of each community
  • Strong community partnerships are valued and crucial at every stage of research
  • Individuals, families and communities working together have the power to improve the well being of those affected by the co-occurring problems of HIV/AIDS, substance abuse, intimate partner violence, and trauma
  • SIG values a team approach within the organization as well as with external collaborators and institutional partners
  • SIG is committed to excellence in conducting rigorous community-based research and advancing knowledge on co-occurring problems
  • SIG embraces a range of research methodologies in developing and testing innovative interventions