The Academy regrets to inform you of the passing of Fellow Rosalie Ann Kane, on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 following a brief battle with brain cancer. Dr. Kane was a professor of social work and public health for more than 45 years and spent more than three decades at the University of Minnesota where she worked
Nominations are now open for AASWSW’s Class of 2020 Fellows. Nominations may only be made by current Fellows or Fellows Emeriti. Deadline for nominations is August 1, 2020. See AASWSW Membership for nominations form, criteria and informational guidelines.
Winners of the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA) 2019 Book Award are Fellows Rami Benbenisty and Ron Avi Astor. The co-authors won for two books: Welcoming Practices, a research, practices and strategies review of schools and transitioning families, and Mapping and Monitoring Bullying and Violence, a guidebook for education and school district leaders
Karen Fredricksen-Goldsen headlined the 2019 annual LGBT Elders in an Ever Changing World conference as the keynote speaker. The conference is a day long event focusing on older LGBT adults and their caregivers. Fredricksen-Goldsen spoke on the challenges of LGBT and adequate health care, housing, finances, aging and social engagement. Hosted by Salem State, the
Marilyn L. Flynn, PhD is Dean Emeritus of Suzanne Dworak Peck School of Social Work and 2U Chair of Educational Innovation and Social Work at the University of Southern California. She is noted for creating transformational programs in graduate education and expanding the frontiers of the professions of social work and nursing nationally. She was
Health Equity: Eradicating Health Inequalities for Future Generations- Working Paper No. 19
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