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Dec 2

Academy Elects 14 New Fellows for Class of 2023

December 2, 2022
General

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,

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Nov 28

Gender as an Issue in Each Grand Challenge

November 28, 2022
General

  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.

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Sep 29

Dr. Michael Lindsey appears on MSNBC

September 29, 2022
Fellow News, General

One of our own fellows and current board member, Dr. Michael Lindsey recently appeared on MSNBC on the show “The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross” speaking about the mental health of black men.

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Sep 2

Building a 21st Century Research Agenda: Webinar Series

September 2, 2022
Events, Fellow News, General, Practice Fields, Research

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

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Aug 16

In Memoriam: Rosemary C. Sarri

August 16, 2022
General

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,

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Jul 19

Call for Board Nominations

July 19, 2022
Fellow News, General

Nominations for board nominations are now open.  These are self-nominations for current active fellows.  Deadline for nominations is September 1, 2022.   You can find the nomination form by clicking here.

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Jun 13

Join the 2022 Mentoring Program

June 13, 2022
Fellow News, General

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

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Jun 13

2022 Fellow Nominations Open

June 13, 2022
Fellow News, General

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.

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May 15

AASWSW Supports the Strengthen Kids Mental Health Now Act

May 15, 2022
General, Policy

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:

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Mar 23

International Initiative on Mental Health Leadership Statement in Support of Ukranian People

March 23, 2022
Fellow News, General, Policy

AASWSW endorses the IIMHL/IIDL statement on the situation in Ukraine 3/4/2022 The conflict in Ukraine continues to cause distress and concern around the world. For the people of Ukraine, it is resulting in loss of life, as well as extreme hardship and the effects will be long lasting. Across the world we have seen images

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