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SWPI Convenes Critical Conversation on Positioning Social Work Graduates for Policy Careers

Professional social workers have long pursued careers focused on influencing social policy. In December 2012, NASW’s Social Work Policy Institute and the Social Work Department at George Mason University convened a Critical Conversation, Influencing Social Policy: Positioning Social Work Graduates for Policy Careers, to promote a dialogue between social work educators who prepare students for […]

Associations Collaborate to Promote Diversity in Science

The NASW Social Work Policy Institute joined with other professional and scientific societies in the Collaborative for Enhancing Diversity in Science to host the workshop, Enhancing Diversity in Science: Working Together to Develop Common Data, Measures, and Standards on May 24, 2012. SWPI Director Joan Levy Zlotnik facilitated the opening session which included NIH Deputy […]

May 13th, 2013 at 2:51 pm

SWPI Annual Report

In celebration of its first anniversary, the Social Work Policy Institute (SWPI) developed a report to highlights its activities. In its inaugural year SWPI convened symposia that brought together practitioners, researchers, educators, representatives of government agencies, administrators and funders; developed reports and research-to-practice briefs;presented testimony; collected, analyzed and disseminated research-based information to policy makers, NASW […]

October 8th, 2010 at 9:16 am