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Jul 19

Edleson Honored by City of Berkeley

July 19, 2019
Fellow News

Berkeley (CA) City Council member Ben Bartlett recently presented USC Dean of Social Work Jeffrey Edleson with a city proclamation honoring his accomplishments and service.

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Jul 19

Zimmerman On Federal Oversight For Assisted Living Facilities

July 19, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields, Research

Assisted living facilities are now adding nurses and doctors to their staff by legislative policy. Aging and assisted living expert Fellow Sheryl Zimmerman shares research in this discussion on assisting and federal oversight.

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Jul 19

Manderscheid On the FDA and CBD

July 19, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Research

CBD stores are sweeping the nation, and in this op-ed from Fellow Ron Manderscheid, he makes the argument for FDA approval on CBD.  Read more here on this topical national issue.

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Jul 10

Choi Wins PECASE Award

July 10, 2019
Fellow News

University of Texas at Austin professor and Fellow Namkee Choi is the winner of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor given by the United States government to scientists and engineers beginning their research careers. Read more.

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Jul 10

Fellow Sean Joe Discusses Suicide Prevention

July 10, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Research

Watch Fellow Sean Joe testify about the importance of preventing suicide: It’s up to adults, teachers, and professionals to “recognize the humanity in our young people.”  Joe was among 5 panelists who discussed weapons and community violence at the recent Academy sponsored policy briefing.

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Jul 10

Ssewamala Named As Cancer Site Member

July 10, 2019
Fellow News

Congratulations to Fellow Fred Ssewamala, who recently was invited to become a member of the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For more information about the center, click here.

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Jun 13

AASWSW Livestream Policy Briefing Video

June 13, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Policy

Fellows Ron Avi Astor, Sean Joe and Marleen Wong were among the researchers and experts from around the country who spoke at the Academy’s June 12 congressional briefing, The Impact of Weapons and Violence on Schools and Surrounding Communities.  The group, including Parkland survivor Lauren Hogg, discussed current scientific data surrounding the pressing need for

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Jun 12

Franklin and Zayas Named As Influential Faculty

June 12, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Academy Fellows Cynthia Franklin and Luis Zayas were recently recognized by the Journal of Social Service Research.  The two were named 100 most influential contemporary social work faculty based upon their scholarship and impact of publications.  Franklin is the Associate Dean for Doctoral Education at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work (University of Texas

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Jun 3

Choi Wins Texas Award

June 3, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields, Research

Academy Fellow and Steve Hicks School of Social Work (University of Texas at Austin) Gerontology Chair Namkee Choi was recently named a Texas Health and Human Services Commission award winner for research on therapy for older adults. Read more.

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May 16

Weapons and School Violence Policy Briefing

May 16, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings, Policy, Practice Fields, Research

Weapons and school violence are the topics of a Congressional briefing  sponsored by AASWSW, the National Academy of Education and the American Educational Research Association.  The Capitol Hill briefing will take place 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. June 12 in Rayburn Building 2261, Washington, DC., and will inform policy makers on the impact of weapons and school

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