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Feb 22

Expertise on HIV In Minority Populations: Guilamo-Ramos

February 22, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

While HIV infections and new HIV diagnoses have been decreasing overall in the US, the CDC says some Latino populations have increases in both.  The statistical jump is primarily in under-30 gay men who are one of the country’s youngest and largest minority groups. Fellow Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, who directs the Center for Latino Adolescent and

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Feb 21

In the Media: Weapons in Schools

February 21, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Fellows Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor continue to make headline news with their research and American Psychological Association policy brief on weapons in schools. The pair have appeared in the New Orleans Post,  SSWN (, the National Academy of Education and the USTA Today briefing. The two Academy members have been featured in USA

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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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Feb 12

On Weapons and Violence in Schools: Astor and Benbenishty

February 12, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

February marks the anniversary of the Parkland school shooting tragedy. School violence scholars Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty weigh in on school weapons in this policy brief and podcast for the American Psychological Association.

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Feb 11

Palinkas On Podcast: Solving Social Problems

February 11, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Research

“I also think that one of the things that social workers are really good at doing is bringing people together, and implementation is an issue or an approach that I see requires bringing different stakeholders together.” – Lawrence Palinkas Listen to Fellow Lawrence Palinkas on this popular inSocialWork® Podcast as he discusses the best methods

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Feb 6

New Website For The Grand Challenges

February 6, 2019
Fellow News, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new Grand Challenges website! The new site is up at The Grand Challenges for Social Work is a groundbreaking initiative to champion social progress powered by science and a call to action for social work researchers and practitioners to: Harness social work’s science and

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Feb 4

Excellence In Mentoring Award for Diana DiNitto

February 4, 2019
Fellow News

Fellow Diane DiNitto  is the 2019 recipient of the Gade Award for Excellence in Mentoring.  The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of social work doctoral students.   Read more.

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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 31

Fellow John Clapp On Science and Binge Drinking

January 31, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Binge drinking is on the rise according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).  In this article Fellow John Clapp weighs in on the complexity and science of factors that influence binge drinking and drinking related issues.

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Jan 29

Social Work As A Science: Fellow John Brekke

January 29, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Research, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

 Recent SSWR award winner and Fellow John Brekke is the co-editor of Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication that defines social work science and the future of the profession. The book features ideas from a July 2016 meeting of social work scholars at the IslandWood retreat center and includes a number of research

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