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