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Social Work and the Welfare State

Monday, August 22nd, 2016 @ 7:52AM

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (Public Law 104-193), signed into law by President Bill Clinton on August 22, 1996 that would, as many hoped, change welfare as we knew it. Clinton had campaigned on welfare reform. What he did not know…

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Whose United States Is This Anyway?

For conservatives in America, what they are witnessing now was never supposed to happen. The United States was founded as...

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Hillary Clinton Makes History as Democratic Nominee

Whether or not you vote for her, American women can all breathe a sigh of relief that one 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...