Sunday, Aug. 19 was World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service worldwide. AASWSW President Sarah Gehlert, who is also an editorial board member of Health & Social Work, spoke with host Erin Katie Meehan on The Oxford Comment. The monthly podcast features Oxford University Press authors
Did you know social work is the fastest growing profession internationally? Learn more about how social workers are making a difference in improving the lives of individuals in Costa Rica. The article from The Guardian is written by Rory Truell, secretary-general of the International Federation of Social Workers. Social Work is Booming Worldwide – Because
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare joins our many colleagues in the professional and assistance communities, those in governmental positions, civil rights advocates and thousands across the nation in decrying the insensitive and inhumane policies of the United States Government that prosecute parents and separate children from their families. AASWSW Policy Statement
AASWSW board member and fellow Luis Zayas, Ph.D., authored an op-ed that appeared in USA Today on June 21, 2018. Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. “By Separating Immigrant Families, We’ve
University of Maryland professor Michael Reisch is the author of “The year 1968: The Turning Point When U.S. Social Work Failed to Turn” in the Journal Critical and Radical Social Work. The paper ranks in the Top 10 most read papers in that journal. Reisch also published the 2018 book Macro Social Work Practice: Working
‘No One Is Safe.’ How Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Splitting Families Apart By Haley Sweetland Edwards | Photographs by Michele Asselin for TIME Just before 7:30 one Friday morning last March, Alejandro said goodbye to his wife Maria and his two small daughters and headed off to work. He didn’t make it far. Four blocks
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) welcomed 16 new Fellows for their distinguished accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in high-impact work that advances social good. The Induction ceremony was held during public ceremonies at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), conference, January 12, 2018, in
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Discussing the transition from foster youth to adulthood | UK College of Agriculture News Lexington, Ky.The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a talk with AASWSW fellow, Professor Mark Courtney, of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago (UC), about his research findings over the past 20 years on
Fellow Mark Courtney, cited “Study: Extended support eases transition for foster youth into adulthood” in EdSource.