American Academy Blog


Apr 22

2019 AASWSW Fellows

Each year, The Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) inducts new Fellows during the annual scientific meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR). Twenty-one individuals were inducted on Jan. 18, 2019 in a two-hour public… continue reading

Aug 24

Sarah Gehlert on Humanitarian Issues

Sunday, Aug. 19 was World Humanitarian Day, a day to recognize aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service worldwide. AASWSW President Sarah Gehlert, who is also an editorial board member of Health & Social Work, spoke with host… continue reading

Jul 3

Social Work is Booming Worldwide

Did you know social work is the fastest growing profession internationally? Learn more about how social workers are making a difference in improving the lives of individuals in Costa Rica. The article from The Guardian is written by Rory Truell,… continue reading

Jun 25

Policy Statement on Immigration

The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare joins our many colleagues in the professional and assistance communities, those in governmental positions, civil rights advocates and thousands across the nation in decrying the insensitive and inhumane policies of the… continue reading