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IASWR Directory of Funded Research

(Updated September 2009) The Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research (IASWR) developed the Directory of Social Work Research Grants Awarded by the National Institutes of Health so that Principal Investigators (PIs) who are social work researchers funded by NIH, the topics being studied and the funding mechanisms that are being used can be […]

June 16th, 2007 at 11:08 am

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Partnerships to Integrate Evidence-Based mental health Practices into Social Work Education and Research

IASWR collaborated with the National Institute of Mental health (NIHM) to launch an initiative focused on enhancing partnerships to integrate evidence-based mental health practices into social work education and research. The purpose of the workshop that was held on April 12, 2007 in Bethesda, Maryland was to develop strategies to accelerate integration of evidence-based mental […]

June 15th, 2007 at 11:10 am

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LGBT Social Work Research Agenda

On June 23-24, 2005, IASWR convened a symposium entitled Enhancing the Health and Well-Being of LGBT Individuals, Families, and Communities: Building a Social Work Research Agenda, supported by the Gill Foundation. The symposium addressed State of the Science, Methodology, Theory and Ethics through presentations by experienced LGBT researchers. A final panel of representatives from federal […]

June 14th, 2007 at 11:19 am

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IASWR Child Welfare Workforce Initiative

The Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research launched its Child Welfare Workforce Initiative, in January 2004 with support from the Human Services Workforce Initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Fostering Results at the University of Illinois School of Social Work’s Child and Family Research Center. Subsequent support from the Annie E. […]

June 13th, 2007 at 11:19 am

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University/Agency Child Welfare Research Partnerships Toolkit Available

The Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research (IASWR) developed,  Strengthening University/Agency Partnerships to Enhance Child Welfare Outcomes: A Toolkit for Building Research Partnerships. It was a result of an inter-organizational initiative undertaken in collaboration with the National Association of Deans and Directors and with support and technical assistance from Casey Family Programs (CFP). […]

June 12th, 2007 at 11:20 am

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Evaluating Social Work Services in Nursing Homes: Toward Quality Psychosocial Care and Its Measurement

documents/IASWRNursingHome.pdf In December 2004 the Institute for the Advancement of Social Work Research convened leaders from policy, government, social work, psychiatry, and nursing to develop a blueprint for improving psychosocial care in nursing homes, a critical component of overall nursing home quality. Despite nursing home reform efforts and social work service provision directed toward meeting […]

June 11th, 2007 at 11:20 am

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IASWR Tenth Anniversary Report

What is IASWR’s Mission? What is Social Work Research? What Does IASWR Do? Highlights 1993-2003 Bridging Research and Practice Connecting Research and Policy

June 10th, 2007 at 11:21 am

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IASWR 2007-2008 Annual Report

The 2007-2008 IASWR Annual Report highlights important outcomes of our work related to developing research capacity, influencing science and science policy and evidence-based practice. Recent IASWR publications and information on IASWR contributors is also provided. We hope that this Annual Report will serve as a guide to the breadth of IASWR’s work and help facilitate […]

June 10th, 2007 at 11:10 am

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A Report to the National Cancer Institute from IASWR

IASWR developed Social Work’s Contribution to Research on Cancer Prevention, Detection, Diagnosis, Treatment and Survivorship. The report describes the linkages between NCI priorities and social work research and identifies potential strategies and next steps to increase social work participation in cancer research. IASWR is grateful to the National Cancer Institute for its partial support of […]

June 9th, 2007 at 11:21 am

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Case Management The SAFe Way

http://sowkweb.usc.edu/projects/safe/ Project SAFe, is a a CDC-funded multi-site study that tested a systematic evidence-based case management approach to improve patient cancer screening follow-up adherence for a target population of medically under-served low-income, ethnic minority women with abnormal breast and cervical screens. Materials and tools can be used as resources to adapt or modify case management […]

June 8th, 2007 at 11:21 am

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