Read this NY Times piece by 2017 NOFSW Conference Plenary Speaker Stacey Patton!

Stop Beating Black Children by Stacey Patton Stacey Patton (@DrStaceyPatton) is an assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Morgan State University and the author of the forthcoming “Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won’t Save Black America,” from which this essay was adapted.

Social Work At The Crossroads: How To Resist The Politics Of A Donald Trump Presidency. Social work is not nor should it be a neutral profession.

Social Work At The Crossroads: How To Resist The Politics Of A Donald Trump Presidency Social work is not nor should it be a neutral profession. Authors: Crystal M. Hayes, MSW, Hannah Karpman, PhD , and Joshua Miller, PhD

The National Partnership Against Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV) condemns degrading language and behaviors concerning sexual assault.

Press Release – Distribute widely                                                                  10/13/16 The National Partnership Against Interpersonal Violence Across the Lifespan (NPEIV) condemns degrading language and behaviors concerning sexual assault. Words matter. Actions matter. Attitudes matter. Recent comments spoken by persons of influence and leadership endorsing sexually assaultive attitudes and actions have made news headlines and highlighted an important issue related […]

Susan Robbins to be awarded 2016 Sol Gothard Award at the NOFSW Conference

NOFSW will present the Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award to Susan Robbins, PhD.   Susan P. Robbins, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She holds licenses as an advanced clinical social worker (LCSW) and licensed chemical dependency counselor (LCDC) in Texas, Diplomate in Clinical Social Work from […]

Announcing 2016 NOFSW Conference Plenary Session: From Mass Incarceration to Smart Decarceration – Carrie Pettus-Davis

Carrie Pettus-Davis, assistant professor, George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University, is founding director of the Concordance Institute for Advancing Social Justice and co-founder and co-director of the Smart Decarceration Initiative. Professor Pettus-Davis oversees research to better understand factors and disseminate practices that will dramatically reduce incarceration rates.

Hillary Clinton Remarks at Columbia University

Hillary Clinton Remarks at Columbia University Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a keynote address at Columbia University about the criminal justice system and incidents of police violence against unarmed black men in Ferguson, New York, South Carolina, and Baltimore. She called for broad criminal justice reforms, including mandatory use of body cameras by U.S. police departments […]