Skip to content
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.

Read More
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

Read More
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

Read More
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.

Read More
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

Read More
May 14

Fredricksen-Goldsen on LGBTQ Social Isolation

May 14, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Fellow Karen Fredricksen Goldsen puts social isolation of older adults in the same category as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. She calls social isolation a public health issue and is one the first scholars to research senior members of the LGBTQ community and their social isolation. In this recent Seattle Times article, Fredricksen Goldsen tackles

Read More
May 13

AASWSW Annual Webinar Slides

May 13, 2019
Events, Meetings

AASWSW hosted its annual webinar on May 13. If you missed it, click here for a copy of the presentation: 2019 AASWSW Business Meeting_Master Deck 2019 05.08 final final.

Read More
May 1

2020 Fellows Nominations Now Open

May 1, 2019

Nominations are now open for AASWSW’s Class of 2020 Fellows.  Nominations may only be made by current Fellows or Fellows Emeriti.  Deadline for nominations is August 1, 2020. See AASWSW Membership for nominations form, criteria and informational guidelines.

Read More
Apr 30

Manderscheid On Britney Spears and Mental Health

April 30, 2019
Fellow News, Practice Fields

Mega pop star Britney Spears recently admitted herself to a mental health clinic.  Fellow Ron Manderscheid weighs in on mental health and her fans’ reactions to her treatment. Read more.

Read More
Apr 30

Fellow Nabila El-Bassel Directs NIDA Grant

April 30, 2019
Fellow News, Research

Columbia University School of Social Work’s Nabila El-Bassel will lead a research team to reduce opioid fatalities in New York State. Under an $86 million grant recently awarded from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, El-Bassel is heading up a group attempting to reduce opioid fatalities by 40% in 15 New York counties. Along with

Read More

Meet the Fellows

Support Our Mission

Receive industry updates and our Fellows’ research in your inbox.