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Social Worker Would Be Ideal Poverty Czar

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 @ 12:24PM

Last week President Barack Obama once again did the unusual by participating in a panel discussion as part of Georgetown University’s Catholic-Evangelical Leadership Summit on Overcoming Poverty.  It was a rare setting for a sitting president but proved to be an interesting exchange of ideas with a couple of thought…

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

We All Win by Helping Kids Escape the Ghetto

A new working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) by three Harvard economists provides conclusive evidence that...

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Social Work Scholars Find Opportunities in the Affordable Care Act

Fifty social work leaders and scholars gathered last year in Chicago to discuss ways to maximize social work’s effectiveness in...


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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...