The National Association of Social Workers created a 2021 Blueprint of Federal Social Policy Priorities outlining urgently needed policy solutions in 21 issue areas. It is organized according to the Grand Challenges for Social Work which is a science-supported agenda for social progress, developed by the social work profession. The recommendations are immediate, tangible and
New Webinar from the Grand Challenges for Social Work: Current Strategies to Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality – Focusing on work, income, and inclusive wealth-building strategies to reduce economic inequality through macro social work practice September 18, 2019 2pm ET / 11am PT Are you interested in how social workers and allies can fight for economic justice?
The Grand Challenges for Social Work is hosting its third annual Western Consortium meeting on September 13, 2019. The group will convene at Colorado State University to explore curriculum development, ideas for internship and community service and other ways to implement the Grand Challenges. The University of Washington is partnering with Colorado State University in
Support the work of the Grand Challenges and be a part of 2019’s Social Work on the Hill! The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) will host the 5th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 in conjunction with the Clark-Fox Policy Institute at the Brown School
We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new Grand Challenges website! The new site is up at http://grandchallengesforsocialwork.org/. The Grand Challenges for Social Work is a groundbreaking initiative to champion social progress powered by science and a call to action for social work researchers and practitioners to: Harness social work’s science and
Recent SSWR award winner and Fellow John Brekke is the co-editor of Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication that defines social work science and the future of the profession. The book features ideas from a July 2016 meeting of social work scholars at the IslandWood retreat center and includes a number of research