The Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, led by Fellow Luis Zayas is breaking new ground with the creation of the Department of Health Social Work. In partnership with the University of Texas Dell Medical School, The School of Social Work will jointly operate the Department of Health Social Work,
Despite significant progress made in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the US, the amount of young people diagnosed with HIV continues to increase. Fellow Vincent Guilamo-Ramos has new research in a discussion paper from National Academy of Medicine Perspectives. The authors tackle the need for differentiated care that can be adapted to unique factors that
Fellow James Jaccard is part of a new research team at NYU’s McSilver Institute studying interventions for New York African-American adolescents with depression. The team received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for its study. More…
Cutting edge researcher Michal Grinstein-Weiss has new work out that’s making headline news. She’s co-authored a study that finds access to subsidized health insurance dramatically boosts financial outcomes. Families who acquired Obamacare (ACA) insurance under exchanges were much less likely to miss paying mortgages or rent. Her findings have hit newsstands including the Atlantic, the
Newly inducted Fellow Marleen Wong recently spoke on a panel about gun violence and prevention. Wong is an expert on mental health and suicide prevention. Her work focuses on children, youth and families.
Check out the 2019 winter edition of our newsletter!
This year ends the first decade of the Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). To date, we have inducted 145 Fellows from a range of universities and research specialties. Our first initiative, the Grand Challenges in Social Work, is now fully launched and successful Other initiatives are in the works. Our new mentoring