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:
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
Dear Fellows, As we move into a new season and a new semester, I am excited to share recent webinars, research information and updates from our board. Please see the list of highlights below, and download the PDF for an in-depth review. Gratefully, Mary McKay, PhD President, AASWSW Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Affairs Washington University
This year’s event took place after the annual program meeting of the Society for Social Work Research (SSWR). Family, friends, students and colleagues joined the new cohort of Fellows. View the recording of the virtual event.
We are excited to honor our newest Fellows! Join us in celebrating the newest inductees, pictured above from top left: Dawn Anderson-Butcher, College of Social Work, The Ohio State University Mercedes Bern-Klug, School of Social Work, University of Iowa Linda Burton, School of Social Welfare, University of California at Berkeley Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Brown School
Rino Patti, nationally renowned social work educator and scholar, has passed away. He was inducted into AASWSW as part of the inaugural class of Fellows in 2010. A former dean of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Patti served as president of National Association of Deans and Directors of Social Work (NADD) and
Garland, current associate dean for research at the University of Utah College of Social Work, was cited as the #1 most prolific author of research articles on mindfulness in the world according to a recent bibliometric analysis of mindfulness research. Learn more and read the study.
The Academy invites you to participate in a listening session to discuss and review a proposed research agenda related to child welfare. We appreciate your perspective on this vital work. Please share the invitation and registration information below with colleagues who are expert in this field or early career colleagues who may be interested in
A fundamental question is how leadership for antiracist practice can be fostered and sustained in different settings, ranging from government agencies, to schools, to small businesses, to large corporate entities. What is required of the leader? What supports does the leader require? How can these skills be fostered? Join us on Monday, August 30, 5:00
Dr. Davis passed away on March 30, 2021. Below is a remembrance shared by Elizabeth Farmer, dean and professor of social work at the University of Pittsburgh. Dean Davis’s life and work had an incredible impact on so many people, and it is a true loss not only to his family, the University of Pittsburgh,