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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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Jan 29

Fellows Win SSWR’s Distinguished Career Award

January 29, 2019
Events, Fellow News

University of Washington professors and Academy Fellows Richard Catalano and David Hawkins were recently named award winners at SSWR.  The pair received the 2019 Distinguished Career Achievement Award. See more Academy winners here.

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Jan 14

Drake and Jonson-Reid Win SSWR Book Award

January 14, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Congratulations to Fellows Brett Drake and Melissa Jonson-Reid, recipients of the 2019 Society for Social Work and Research Book Award.  Their book, titled After the Cradle Falls:  What Child Abuse Is, How We Respond to It, and What You Can Do About It won SSWR’s top honors. Academy Fellow Jill Berrick won the Honorable Mention Book

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Jan 14

On Social Policy and Research – “The State of Scholarship and the Profession; What Is Promising, and What Needs to Be Done”

January 14, 2019
Fellow News, Policy

Great reading  from Academy and Grand Challenges authors on social work research and scholarship: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/full/10.1086/701198

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Jan 14

NIH Awards Grant to Jonson-Reid

January 14, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Practice Fields

Melissa Jonson-Reid, Academy Fellow and Ralph and Muriel Pumphrey Professor of Social Work Research at Washington University in St. Louis, is part of a team that received nearly 6.5 million dollars from the NIH to establish the Child Maltreatment Policy Research and Training Center.  Read more here.

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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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