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Why the Hate for Hillary?

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 @ 9:33AM

Having spent too many hours trying to understand the reasons for the incessant negative media output, I can find no rational explanation for why those in the media have taken a disliking to the Democratic frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton to put it mildly.  She is simply hated because she is…

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

TANF Reauthorization Could Be a Boon for Social Workers

House Ways and Means Committee Chair Paul Ryan (R-WI-1) has put his imprint on proposed legislation to reauthorize the Temporary...

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

Protecting Voting Rights A Challenge for Social Workers?

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Public Law 89-110—“An Act to enforce the fifteenth amendment to the Constitution of 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...