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Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Proposed Grand Challenge Ideas

Feb 10

Creating Healthy Roots: Design & Implement Curriculum for Recognizing & Removing Institutional, Racialized Policies & Practices Within Social Work Systems Given Its Negative Impact on People of Color

“The AASWSW document “Introduction and Context for Grand Challenges for Social Work” states “In social work, people are seen in context.” It further states “Regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, age, or sexual orientation, all peoples are seen as imbued [with]… continue reading

Jan 29

Optimizing the Productive Engagement of Older Adults

Lower birth rates and increasing life expectancy are dramatically changing the population’s age distribution, in the U.S. and around the globe. With fewer younger people and more older people, “top-heavy” societies present serious challenges to families, communities, and nations as… continue reading