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Mar 18

Fellow Eric Garland to Brief Congress on Mindfulness-Based Addiction Intervention

March 18, 2024
Fellow News, Policy

March 18, 2024 — Fellows of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) are encouraged to share the ways in which they are connecting the knowledge that they have uncovered through research and practice with the communities and decision-makers who can benefit from it. Many thanks to Dr. Eric Garland for informing us

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Jul 22

Dean Emeritus Barbara White

July 22, 2019
Fellow News

The Academy regrets the passing of inaugural Fellow Barbara White.  Dean White led the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin for 18 years.

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Apr 19

Chi Wins Congressional Award

April 19, 2019
Fellow News

Fellow Iris Chi is a 2019 recipient of the Woman of the Year Congressional Award. She received the award from Congresswomn Judy Chu and was one of several women who were honored for service and leadership within their local communities. Dr. Chi is known for her research in gerontology and social work and the well-being

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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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Feb 19

2019 Induction in Video

February 19, 2019
Events, Fellow News, Meetings

    Did you miss our 2019 Induction? Here’s a quick look at our event in video.      

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Feb 4

Excellence In Mentoring Award for Diana DiNitto

February 4, 2019
Fellow News

Fellow Diane DiNitto  is the 2019 recipient of the Gade Award for Excellence in Mentoring.  The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the development of social work doctoral students.   Read more.

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Jan 29

Social Work As A Science: Fellow John Brekke

January 29, 2019
Discovery, Fellow News, Research, The Grand Challenges For Social Work

 Recent SSWR award winner and Fellow John Brekke is the co-editor of Shaping a Science of Social Work, a new publication that defines social work science and the future of the profession. The book features ideas from a July 2016 meeting of social work scholars at the IslandWood retreat center and includes a number of research

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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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Jan 12

American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare to Launch Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative, SSWR Conference, Washington, D.C., January 14th, 2016

January 12, 2016
Events, Fellow News

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) will unveil the Grand Challenges for Social Work, a bold call to action to tackle the nation’s toughest social problems at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) annual conference in Washington, DC, opening January 14. Together the 12 Grand Challenges define a far-reaching,

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