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Mar 29

Steve Hicks School of Social Work Collaboration

March 29, 2019
Fellow News, Research

The Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas, led by Fellow Luis Zayas is breaking new ground with the creation of the Department of Health Social Work.  In partnership with the University of Texas Dell Medical School, The School of Social Work will jointly operate the Department of Health Social Work,

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Mar 22

New Research Grant for Jaccard

March 22, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Fellow James Jaccard is part of a new research team at NYU’s McSilver Institute studying interventions for New York African-American adolescents with depression.  The team received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for its study. More…

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Mar 13

Obamacare and Economics From Grinstein-Weiss

March 13, 2019
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields, Research

Cutting edge researcher Michal Grinstein-Weiss has new work out that’s making headline news.  She’s co-authored a study that finds access to subsidized health insurance dramatically boosts financial outcomes. Families who acquired Obamacare (ACA) insurance under exchanges were much less likely to miss paying mortgages or rent. Her findings have hit newsstands including the Atlantic, the

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Mar 13

Wong On Gun Violence

March 13, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Newly inducted Fellow Marleen Wong recently spoke on a panel about gun violence and prevention.  Wong is an expert on mental health and suicide prevention. Her work focuses on children, youth and families.

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Mar 6

March 2019 Newsletter

March 6, 2019
Fellow News, Publications

  Check out the 2019 winter edition of our newsletter!

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Mar 5

From the President

March 5, 2019
Fellow News

This year ends the first decade of the Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW). To date, we have inducted 145 Fellows from a range of universities and research specialties. Our first initiative, the Grand Challenges in Social Work, is now fully launched and successful Other initiatives are in the works. Our new mentoring

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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 21

Social Work on the Hill

February 21, 2019
Events, Meetings, Policy, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

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

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