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Twitter Chat Tackles Questions about Social Work and Politics

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 @ 9:26AM

How actively involved should social workers be in the political arena?  This was one of the themes that set the agenda for Thursday night’s Twitter chat hosted by the Network for Social Work Management using the hashtag #MacroSW.  The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy was asked to…

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Social Workers: Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?

Many who desire and are willing to work towards a more egalitarian society are not by nature socialists.  There are...

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Are We Witnessing a New Wave of Social Darwinism?

Nineteenth century British philosopher and sociologist Herbert Spencer was the first to coin the term “survival of the fittest.”  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...