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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. https://dworakpeck.usc.edu/news/the-scientific-reason-why-youre-more-likely-to-binge-drink-parties?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsbytes&utm_content=substance_use

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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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Jan 29

Three Questions With Fellow Rami Benbenishty

January 29, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Practice Fields, Research

 What’s your latest research? I have been studying various aspects of the lives of children in care and developed information systems to help monitor the safety and well-being of children in care. In the last two decades our team has been studying issues surrounding care leavers in Israel. Some of our previous work could be

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Jan 29

Steven Schinke Tribute

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News

Columbia University’s School of Social Work paid tribute to Academy Fellow Steven Schinke in a virtual memorial on Friday, January 25. Colleagues interested in posting a tribute to Dr. Schinke should access https://socialwork.columbia.edu/news/tributes-to-professor-steven-schinke/.

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Jan 29

2019 AASWSW Induction Photos

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

 Photos from the 2019 AASWSW induction: see the full gallery here. Photos courtesy of AlexanderAleman.com and Academy Fellow Harold Pollack

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Jan 29

Class of 2019 Inducted

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare elected 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 were inducted into the Academy during a ceremony on Jan. 18, 2019, at the Society for Social Work and

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Jan 29

Fellow John Brekke On Podcast

January 29, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Academy Fellow and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work professor John Brekke talks immigration, fear and mental health in this podcast.

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Jan 29

Garland Named to NIH Heal Initiative

January 29, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Class of 2019 Fellow Eric Garland was recently appointed by the National Institute of Health to a 16-member multidisciplinary workgroup.  The group will guide the $1.1 billion HEAL initiative to halt the opioid crisis. More on this initiative here.

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