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 […]