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Congress is Dallying While Americans are Dying

Monday, May 16th, 2016 @ 7:30AM

Approximately 80 Americans die from an opioid overdose every day. That amounted to 29,467 people in 2014. Many of these deaths were preventable but the resources needed to tackle the growing opioid epidemic have yet to be appropriated by Congress. The Senate passed S.524—the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)—on…

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Friday, May 6th, 2016

Latino Social Workers Face Challenges and Opportunities

I had the pleasure of addressing Latina/o social workers last week during their conference at New York University. The theme...

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Still Time to Apply for a Policy Practice Field Education Grant

Have an innovative idea for infusing more policy practice into your field education curriculum? Have a plan to engage community...

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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...