Steve Hicks School of Social Work Dean Luis Zayas has made a name for himself as an expert on child separation at the border and trauma in undocumented families. He’s authored a book on the subject, regularly delivers remarks and speaks frankly on the issues. “These children are always living in a state of vigilance.
University of Washington’s Karina Walters was recently named the recipient of the 2019 Richard Lodge Prize. The award, given by Adelphi University, is named for the late Dr. Richard Lodge, a social work educator and Adelphi University professor. Walters was recognized for her research on the health of indigenous peoples. Read more.
Vancouver parents will soon be treated to a new parent workshop titled Guiding Good Choices. The program was conceived by Fellows David Hawkins and Richard Catalano and is based on their research program designed to teach parents skills that can help prevent drug and alcohol abuse in their families. Read more.
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
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
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…