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President and Grand Challenges Co-Chairs Meet with Key Social Work Leaders

March 18, 2014 at 2:32 pm Comments are off for this post

Social Work thought leaders met Monday March 10, 2014 at UMB- SSW to discuss plans for practitioner and other engagement in the Grand Challenges for Social Work, an initiative spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

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Pictured here are: Richard Barth, PhD Dean UMB SSW and American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare President,  Darla Coffey, PhD President Council on Social Work Education (CSWE),  John Brekke, PhD Frances G. Larson Professor of Social Work Research, USC SSW and Grand Challenges Executive Committee Co-Chair,  Angelo McClain, PhD Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Social Workers (NASW),  Rowena Fong, EdD, Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor in Services to Children and Families, UT SSW and Grand Challenges Executive Committee Co-Chair.