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Dec 13

Three Question Check-In with Sandy Magaña, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin

December 13, 2018
Fellow News, Practice Fields

1. Your research from your bio focuses on racial and ethnic disparities among children with autism and developmental disabilities. Given that autism and disabilities are highly topical and frequently discussed, your research is addressing ways to correct the disparities. Can you elaborate a little on this and some current conclusions? Health disparities can and should

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Aug 24

Sarah Gehlert on Humanitarian Issues

August 24, 2018
Fellow News, Research

Sunday, Aug. 19 was World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service worldwide. AASWSW President Sarah Gehlert, who is also an editorial board member of Health & Social Work, spoke with host Erin Katie Meehan on The Oxford Comment. The monthly podcast features Oxford University Press authors

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Jun 25

Policy Statement on Immigration

June 25, 2018
Fellow News, Policy, Practice Fields

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare joins our many colleagues in the professional and assistance communities, those in governmental positions, civil rights advocates and thousands across the nation in decrying the insensitive and inhumane policies of the United States Government that prosecute parents and separate children from their families. AASWSW Policy Statement

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Jun 21

Luis Zayas Op-Ed: “By Separating Immigrant Families, We’ve Caused Irreparable Harm. It’s Time to Make Amends”

June 21, 2018
Fellow News, Policy

AASWSW board member and fellow Luis Zayas, Ph.D., authored an op-ed that appeared in USA Today on June 21, 2018. Zayas is dean of the Steve Hicks School of Social Work and the Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy at the University of Texas at Austin. “By Separating Immigrant Families, We’ve

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Apr 16

Michael Reisch On Macro Practice

April 16, 2018
Fellow News, Publications, Research

University of Maryland professor Michael Reisch is the author of “The year 1968: The Turning Point When U.S. Social Work Failed to Turn” in the Journal Critical and Radical Social Work. The paper ranks in the Top 10 most read papers in that journal. Reisch also published the 2018 book Macro Social Work Practice: Working

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Mar 8

AASWSW Fellow, Luis Zayas, PhD, is quoted in the cover story of TIME Magazine: “‘No One Is Safe. How Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Splitting Families Apart “

March 8, 2018
Fellow News, Policy

‘No One Is Safe.’ How Trump’s Immigration Policy Is Splitting Families Apart By Haley Sweetland Edwards | Photographs by Michele Asselin for TIME Just before 7:30 one Friday morning last March, Alejandro said goodbye to his wife Maria and his two small daughters and headed off to work. He didn’t make it far. Four blocks

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Jan 24

Fellow Induction Ceremony 2018

January 24, 2018
Fellow News

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) welcomed 16 new Fellows for their distinguished accomplishments as scholars and practitioners dedicated to achieving excellence in high-impact work that advances social good. The Induction ceremony was held during public ceremonies at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), conference, January 12, 2018, in

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Dec 5

Strengthening Health Care Systems: Better Health Across America – Working Paper No. 22

December 5, 2017
Publications

Strengthening Health Care Systems: Better Health Across America – Working Paper No. 22

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Dec 5

Increasing Productive Engagement Early in Life: Civic and Volunteer Service as a Pathway to Development.- Working Paper No. 23.

December 5, 2017
Publications

Increasing Productive Engagement Early in Life: Civic and Volunteer Service as a Pathway to Development.- Working Paper No. 23.

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Dec 5

Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities: How Can Social Work Move Us Forward? – Working Paper No. 24

December 5, 2017
Publications

Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities: How Can Social Work Move Us Forward? – Working Paper No. 24

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