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Apr 8

Book Award for Benbenishty and Astor

April 8, 2019
Events, Fellow News, General, Research

Winners of the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) 2019 Book Award are Fellows Rami Benbenisty and Ron Avi Astor.  The co-authors won for two books:  Welcoming Practices,  a research, practices and strategies review of schools and transitioning families, and Mapping and Monitoring Bullying and Violence, a guidebook for education and school district leaders

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Apr 3

Fredricksen-Goldsen Headlines LGBT Seminar

April 3, 2019
Events, Fellow News, General, Practice Fields

Karen Fredricksen-Goldsen headlined the 2019 annual LGBT Elders in an Ever Changing World conference as the keynote speaker.  The conference is a day long event focusing on older LGBT adults and their caregivers.  Fredricksen-Goldsen spoke on the challenges of LGBT and adequate health care, housing, finances, aging and social engagement. Hosted by Salem State, the

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Apr 1

AASWSW 2019 Webinar

April 1, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare will host its 2019 Annual Meeting Webinar May 13, at 1 p.m. EST. AASWSW President Sarah Gehlert will host the hour-long meeting for Fellows. Please join us to provide feedback and suggest new directions for AASWSW. 2019 AASWSW Annual Meeting When: 05/13/2019 1:00 PM – 2:30

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Feb 21

Social Work on the Hill

February 21, 2019
Events, Meetings, Policy, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

Support the work of the Grand Challenges and be a part of 2019’s Social Work on the Hill! The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) will host the 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in conjunction with the Clark-Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School

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Feb 19

2019 Induction in Video

February 19, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

    Did you miss our 2019 Induction? Here’s a quick look at our event in video.      

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Jan 31

Social Work Retreat

January 31, 2019
Events, Fellow News

Fellow Dr. Ruth McRoy will serve as a conversation leader in Social Work Voices’ “100 Social Work Voices on the Vineyard” June 11-15, 2019. The 5-day retreat will focus on self-reflection and professional redirection and is scheduled for Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. More on the event here.

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Jan 29

Luis Zayas Talks Immigration and Family Separation

January 29, 2019
Events, Policy

 Academy Fellow and Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Dean Luis Zayas gave the keynote speech at AASWSW’s 2019 Induction. Zayas discussed current policy, immigration and family separation. Read his remarks here:Zayas AASWSW keynote 2019-1-18 FINAL presented

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Jan 29

Steven Schinke Tribute

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News

Columbia University’s School of Social Work paid tribute to Academy Fellow Steven Schinke in a virtual memorial on Friday, January 25. Colleagues interested in posting a tribute to Dr. Schinke should access https://socialwork.columbia.edu/news/tributes-to-professor-steven-schinke/.

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Jan 29

2019 AASWSW Induction Photos

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

 Photos from the 2019 AASWSW induction: see the full gallery here. Photos courtesy of AlexanderAleman.com and Academy Fellow Harold Pollack

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Jan 29

Class of 2019 Inducted

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare elected 21 new Fellows for their accomplishments as scholars and practitioners for achievement and advancement of social good in the field of social work. Newly elected Fellows were inducted into the Academy during a ceremony on Jan. 18, 2019, at the Society for Social Work and

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