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Apr 5

Zayas On Childhood Trauma of Undocumented Families

April 5, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Research

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.

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Apr 4

Walters Wins 2019 Richard Lodge Award

April 4, 2019
Fellow News, Research

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. ‏  

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Apr 3

Catalano and Hawkins Program Goes International

April 3, 2019
Fellow News, Research

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.

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Apr 3

Fredricksen-Goldsen Headlines LGBT Seminar

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

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 2

Delva on the Language of Addiction

April 2, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

An interesting piece on addiction with comments by Boston University Dean and Fellow Jorge Delva: http://www.bu.edu/today/2019/changing-stigmatizing-language-surrounding-addiction/

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Apr 1

Astor in the Media On School Violence

April 1, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Ron Avi Astor continues his expertise on school weapons and violence in the media.  See his latest remarks here.

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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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Mar 29

Steve Hicks School of Social Work Collaboration

March 29, 2019
Fellow News, Research

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,

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Mar 25

New Research on HIV – Guilamo-Ramos

March 25, 2019
Fellow News, Research

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

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Mar 22

New Research Grant for Jaccard

March 22, 2019
Fellow News, Research

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…

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