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
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
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
‘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
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
Strengthening Health Care Systems: Better Health Across America – Working Paper No. 22
Increasing Productive Engagement Early in Life: Civic and Volunteer Service as a Pathway to Development.- Working Paper No. 23.
Fair Housing and Inclusive Communities: How Can Social Work Move Us Forward? – Working Paper No. 24
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.