The Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative (GCSWI), which is spearheaded by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW), represents a major endeavor for the entire field of social work. GCSWI calls for bold innovation and collective action powered by proven and evolving scientific interventions to address critical social issues facing society.
Journal of Gerontological Social Work, Call for Submissions, Special Section on Productive Aging & Retirement The Journal of Gerontological Social Work is inviting submissions for a special section on Productive Aging and Retirement. Advancing long and productive lives is one of the Grand Challenges of the American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare. Productive
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“Ensure healthy development for all youth.” Actions target family-focused preventive interventions to children and families through primary health care; “Create social responses to a changing environment.” Actions urge development of policies targeting environmentally induced displacement in the United States; “Advance long and productive lives.” Actions target expansion of paid family and medical leave; “Promote smart
Discussing the transition from foster youth to adulthood | UK College of Agriculture News Lexington, Ky.The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host a talk with AASWSW fellow, Professor Mark Courtney, of the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago (UC), about his research findings over the past 20 years on
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Fellow Mark Courtney, cited “Study: Extended support eases transition for foster youth into adulthood” in EdSource.