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Feb 28

Childhood Trauma: Wong On Podcast

February 28, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Listen to mental health specialist and AASWSW Fellow Marleen Wong as she discusses how child and adolescent trauma can affect development. The Podcast can be found here: iTunes/Apple     Spotify

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Feb 22

Expertise on HIV In Minority Populations: Guilamo-Ramos

February 22, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

While HIV infections and new HIV diagnoses have been decreasing overall in the US, the CDC says some Latino populations have increases in both.  The statistical jump is primarily in under-30 gay men who are one of the country’s youngest and largest minority groups. Fellow Vincent Guilamo-Ramos, who directs the Center for Latino Adolescent and

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Feb 21

In the Media: Weapons in Schools

February 21, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Fellows Rami Benbenishty and Ron Avi Astor continue to make headline news with their research and American Psychological Association policy brief on weapons in schools. The pair have appeared in the New Orleans Post,  SSWN (SchoolSocialWork.net), the National Academy of Education and the USTA Today briefing. The two Academy members have been featured in USA

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Feb 12

On Weapons and Violence in Schools: Astor and Benbenishty

February 12, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

February marks the anniversary of the Parkland school shooting tragedy. School violence scholars Ron Avi Astor and Rami Benbenishty weigh in on school weapons in this policy brief and podcast for the American Psychological Association.

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Jan 31

Fellow John Clapp On Science and Binge Drinking

January 31, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Binge drinking is on the rise according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).  In this article Fellow John Clapp weighs in on the complexity and science of factors that influence binge drinking and drinking related issues. https://dworakpeck.usc.edu/news/the-scientific-reason-why-youre-more-likely-to-binge-drink-parties?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsbytes&utm_content=substance_use

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Jan 29

Three Questions With Fellow Rami Benbenishty

January 29, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Practice Fields, Research

 What’s your latest research? I have been studying various aspects of the lives of children in care and developed information systems to help monitor the safety and well-being of children in care. In the last two decades our team has been studying issues surrounding care leavers in Israel. Some of our previous work could be

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Jan 29

Fellow John Brekke On Podcast

January 29, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Academy Fellow and USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work professor John Brekke talks immigration, fear and mental health in this podcast.

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Jan 29

Garland Named to NIH Heal Initiative

January 29, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

Class of 2019 Fellow Eric Garland was recently appointed by the National Institute of Health to a 16-member multidisciplinary workgroup.  The group will guide the $1.1 billion HEAL initiative to halt the opioid crisis. More on this initiative here.

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Jan 14

Drake and Jonson-Reid Win SSWR Book Award

January 14, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Congratulations to Fellows Brett Drake and Melissa Jonson-Reid, recipients of the 2019 Society for Social Work and Research Book Award.  Their book, titled After the Cradle Falls:  What Child Abuse Is, How We Respond to It, and What You Can Do About It won SSWR’s top honors. Academy Fellow Jill Berrick won the Honorable Mention Book

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Jan 14

NIH Awards Grant to Jonson-Reid

January 14, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Practice Fields

Melissa Jonson-Reid, Academy Fellow and Ralph and Muriel Pumphrey Professor of Social Work Research at Washington University in St. Louis, is part of a team that received nearly 6.5 million dollars from the NIH to establish the Child Maltreatment Policy Research and Training Center.  Read more here.

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