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CMS to Invest $157 million in Social Work

Monday, January 25th, 2016 @ 10:27AM

Can social workers’ knowledge of health-related issues be useful in achieving better health outcomes?  The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) thinks so and will provide up to $157 million in funding to 44 bridge organizations over a five-year period to determine how effective these organizations are in connecting…

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Monday, January 11th, 2016

Congresswoman Barbara Lee Adds Trumpet Award to Her Glowing Resume

My summer reading included Renegade for Peace and Justice, the autobiography of California Congresswoman Barbara Lee who represents the 13th...

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Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Can Millennials Regain Faith in Government?

There were a few troubling findings in the survey of the nation’s millennial population recently released by the Institute on...

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Symposium on Children’s Mental Health Plenary

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 @ 3:22PM

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) and the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work sponsored a day-long symposium on Federal Policies Impacting Children’s Mental Health Services...