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Jan 11

Getting to Know Fellow Gail Steketee

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Former Dean and Boston University professor emeritus Gail Steketee is formally retired.  But spend 5 minutes with her and you’d never know. An involved Academy board member, “vintage dancer” and renowned scholar on hoarding, Steketee shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. She’s soon to publish another edition of the Oxford University Press series dubbed

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Jan 11

A talk on high performance and leadership from Fellow John Tropman

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Publications

Academy Board member John Tropman teaches in University of Michigan’s School of Social Work, Business School and Executive Leadership program.  In this podcast he talks leadership in a podcast and delves into orchestrating high performing persons into high performing organizations. Listen here: https://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/107198/the-challenges-of-leadership

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Jan 11

Class of 2019 Fellow Katherine Magnuson receives award

January 11, 2019
Fellow News

University of Wisconsin Madison’s Katherine Magnuson has been awarded the Wisconsin Partnership Program Award.  Magnuson, a 2019 Academy Fellow, will focus focus on improving health outcomes in early childhood education through the award.  More…. 

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Jan 11

Fellow Macy on domestic violence

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Discussion on domestic violence and organizations who assist from Fellow Rebecca J. Macy at UNC Chapel Hill: https://chapelboro.com/focus-carolina

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Jan 11

Domestic violence and children: reviews from Fellow Jeffrey Edleston

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Fellow and USC Dean Jeffrey Edleson reviews 31 articles in this journal entry that expands common definitions of how children witness adult domestic violence.  

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Jan 11

Award for Fredriksen-Goldsen

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Academy Fellow Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen has been named the 2018 recipient of the Maxwell A. Pollack Award for Productive Aging by the American Gerontological Society of America.  Read more on her award.   

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Jan 11

Edleston featured on New Zealand Public Radio

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

UC Berkeley Dean and Fellow Jeffrey Edleston is an expert on the Hague Convention and domestic violence. He was featured on New Zealand public radio on a local case.  Read more: 

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Jan 11

Delva Receives New Appointment

January 11, 2019
Fellow News

Boston University Dean Jorge Delva was recently appointed as director of the BU Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health (CISWH). More…… 

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Jan 11

New research on school safety and violence from Academy Fellows

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields, Publications

      Take a look at some commentary and practical ideas on school safety and violence from Fellows Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty.  The two jointly published a new book from Oxford University Press.  

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Jan 11

Hawkins and Catalano release new book

January 11, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

      Academy Fellows Richard Catalano and David Hawkins recently released their new book Communities That Care. Both Fellows were also selected to receive the 2019 Distinguished Career Achievement Award from the Society for Social Work Research.                                  

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