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South Africa’s Social Workers Act to Revitalize

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 @ 3:42PM

More than 1200 South African social workers packed the auditorium at the Durban International Convention Centre Tuesday, March 24th for South Africa’s first Social Work Indaba.  The event, sponsored by the Department of Social Development (DSD) which is somewhat akin to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),…

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Back to Selma, then Back to Work

We have work to do.  President Barack Obama, in what may be his most eloquent and thoughtful speech, helped us...

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Twitter Chat Tackles Questions about Social Work and Politics

How actively involved should social workers be in the political arena?  This was one of the themes that set the...


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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...