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Dec 13

Three Question Check-In with Sandy Magaña, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

December 13, 2018
Fellow News, Practice Fields

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

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Aug 24

Sarah Gehlert on Humanitarian Issues

August 24, 2018
Fellow News, Research

Sunday, Aug. 19 was World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service worldwide. AASWSW President Sarah Gehlert, who is also an editorial board member of Health & Social Work, spoke with host Erin Katie Meehan on The Oxford Comment. The monthly podcast features Oxford University Press authors

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Jul 3

Social Work is Booming Worldwide

July 3, 2018
Fellow News

Did you know social work is the fastest growing profession internationally? Learn more about how social workers are making a difference in improving the lives of individuals in Costa Rica. The article from The Guardian is written by Rory Truell, secretary-general of the International Federation of Social Workers. Social Work is Booming Worldwide – Because

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Jun 25

Policy Statement on Immigration

June 25, 2018
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare joins our many colleagues in the professional and assistance communities, those in governmental positions, civil rights advocates and thousands across the nation in decrying the insensitive and inhumane policies of the United States Government that prosecute parents and separate children from their families. AASWSW Policy Statement

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Jun 21

Luis Zayas Op-Ed: “By Separating Immigrant Families, We’ve Caused Irreparable Harm. It’s Time to Make Amends”

June 21, 2018
Fellow News, Policy

AASWSW board member and fellow Luis Zayas, Ph.D., authored an op-ed that appeared in USA Today on June 21, 2018. Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. “By Separating Immigrant Families, We’ve

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Apr 16

Michael Reisch On Macro Practice

April 16, 2018
Fellow News, Publications, Research

University of Maryland professor Michael Reisch is the author of “The year 1968: The Turning Point When U.S. Social Work Failed to Turn” in the Journal Critical and Radical Social Work. The paper ranks in the Top 10 most read papers in that journal. Reisch also published the 2018 book Macro Social Work Practice: Working

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Mar 8

AASWSW Fellow, Luis Zayas, PhD, is quoted in the cover story of TIME Magazine: “‘No One Is Safe. How Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Splitting Families Apart “

March 8, 2018
Fellow News, Policy

‘No One Is Safe.’ How Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Splitting Families Apart By Haley Sweetland Edwards | Photographs by Michele Asselin for TIME Just before 7:30 one Friday morning last March, Alejandro said goodbye to his wife Maria and his two small daughters and headed off to work. He didn’t make it far. Four blocks

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Jan 24

Fellow Induction Ceremony 2018

January 24, 2018
Fellow News

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) welcomed 16 new Fellows for their distinguished accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in high-impact work that advances social good. The Induction ceremony was held during public ceremonies at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), conference, January 12, 2018, in

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Apr 21

What is your future risk of poverty? Mark Rank, AASWSW Fellow and Thomas Hirschl, designed a calculator

April 21, 2017
Fellow News

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Feb 17

Discussing the Transition from Foster Youth to Adulthood

February 17, 2017
Fellow News

Discussing the transition from foster youth to adulthood | UK College of Agriculture News Lexington, Ky.The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a talk with AASWSW fellow, Professor Mark Courtney, of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago (UC), about his research findings over the past 20 years on

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