We are excited to announce our newest members! Join us in congratulating our new upcoming and continuing board members for the year 2023. Charles Lewis, Jr., MSW, PhD – Founder and Director, Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) Shaun Eack, PhD – James and Noel Browne Endowed Chair, Associate Dean for Research, and Professor of
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) has selected fourteen individuals for induction, recognizing their distinguished accomplishments as scholars, practice, and/or policy leaders dedicated to achieving excellence in high-impact work to advance social good. The ceremony will be held during the Society or Social Work and Research (SSWR) Conference on January 13,
The Academy will be holding a webinar in collaboration with the Brown School’s Open Classroom platform concerning gender in the Grand Challenges featuring Jill Messing. Please join us December 15th at 12:30 PM CST. To register, please visit the Open Classroom offerings website.
Since 2020, Lived Experience Experts, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Casey Family Programs (CFP) and the William T. Grant Foundation have worked in partnership with a broad array of experts, stakeholders and people with lived experience to draft research gaps that span community-based support, child protective services, out-of-home care, and post-permanency services. Transformative research is
Rosemary Conzemius Sarri, professor emerita of social work and social research at the University of Michigan, passed away on Monday, July 25, 2022. Inducted in 2010, Dr. Sarri was an inaugural member of the AASWSW Fellows. Dr. Sarri dedicated her career to research focused on the impact of social policy on children, youth and families,
Participation for our next round of our 2022 Mentoring Program is open. This program is a great opportunity for early career faculty. Deadline for nominations is June 26, 2022. Please proceed to this link if you’re not a fellow and fill the form to join the mentoring program. Proceed to this link is you are
Nominations are now open for AASWSW’s Class of 2022 Fellows. Nominations may only be made by current Fellows or Fellows Emeriti. Deadline for nominations is August 2, 2022. See AASWSW Membership for nominations form, criteria and informational guidelines.
The Academy signed a letter of support from the Mental Health Liaison Group (MHLG) for H.R. 7236, the Strengthen Kids Mental Health Now Act. The bill seeks to bolster investment and access to mental health treatment for children, a need that has grown during the pandemic. According to the full letter of support, the legislation: