Take a look at some commentary and practical ideas on school safety and violence from Fellows Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty. The two jointly published a new book from Oxford University Press.
Academy Fellows Richard Catalano and David Hawkins recently released their new book Communities That Care. Both Fellows were also selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work Research.
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare will induct 21 new Fellows for their accomplishments as scholars and practitioners for achievement and advancement of social good during a ceremony on Jan. 18, 2019, at the Society for Social Work and Research’s annual conference in San Francisco. The ceremony begins at 6:45 p.m.
AASWSW Elects 21 Fellows for Class of 2019 The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has selected 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 will be inducted into the Academy during a ceremony on
Arizona State professor and top researcher Flavio Marsiglia tackles substance abuse and research on prevention programs: 1. Your Keepin’ It Real intervention program has gone global. Can you tell us about the program’s conception and what it’s achieving? Keepin’it REAL (KiR) was originally developed and tested in Phoenix more than 20 years ago. Our local
In all societies needs and wants regularly exceed resources. Demand always exceeds supply and “balancing the budget” is a constant social problem. In this article Academy Board member John Tropman and Emily Nicklett explore how changes in social policies affect how different segments of the population emerge as exploited groups in the United States. Read
Three Questions with Namkee Choi, Ph.D. Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin 1. Given the baby boomer demographic in the US, aging research and mental health are highly topical. Can you tell us about some of your current research on videoconferencing and adult depression? With rapidly increasing numbers of older
1. Your research from your bio focuses on racial and ethnic disparities among children with autism and developmental disabilities. Given that autism and disabilities are highly topical and frequently discussed, your research is addressing ways to correct the disparities. Can you elaborate a little on this and some current conclusions? Health disparities can and should