The National Organization of Forensic Social Work has published its 2014 Annual Report which outlines the organization’s activities in the past year as well as upcoming activities. The report can be downloaded here.
Featured NOFSW Annual Conference Event: Social Work Rising: Building a 21st Century Movement of Caring Justice: Friday, July 25, 2014, 9 AM to 5 PM, will feature serial plenary addresses from local, national, and global leaders in forensic social work education, practice, research, and advocacy with diverse populations and settings. José B. Ashford, PhD, MSW, LCSW, […]
“Ending Parole Abuses – Reuniting Families” The Riverside Church Prison Ministry’s statewide campaign to overhaul NYS’s failed parole system Campaign Kick-Off Weekend Friday, November 8, 2013 7 pm – 10:30 pm (Doors open and book signing @ 6 pm) Featuring: Hill Harper – gifted actor, best-selling author of Letters to a Young Brother, Letters to […]
NOFSW President, Tina Maschi, PhD, LCSW, guest authors post on NYC Elder Abuse Center blog on elder abuse in prisons. http://nyceac.com/neglect-me-not-elder-abuse-in-prisons/
In case you missed our webinar, “The Use of Art Therapy to Enhance the Therapeutic Environment of a Prison Hospital” you can watch it here: http://ow.ly/oQME6
NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF FORENSIC SOCIAL WORK WEBINAR SERIES The Use of Art Therapy to Enhance the Therapeutic Environment of a Prison Hospital In this webinar we will: Discuss the benefits to the inmate artists who participate. Show the benefits to the patients/inmates who live with the beauty of art in the prison environment. […]
A Sordid Criminal Case Raises Important Geriatric Issues The trial of Anthony D. Marshall, the 89-year-old son of philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor who was convicted in June of stealing tens of millions of dollars from his mother as she succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease, shed much-needed light on the issue of elder abuse—specifically financial abuse. […]
21st Century Forensic Practice: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence National Organization of Forensic Social Work Annual Conference – July 25-27, 2014 Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus New York, New York CALL FOR PAPERS In this century of changing demographics and policy and system reform, this year’s NOFSW conference will feature inter-professional learning opportunities for practitioners and […]
Dear Practitioners, Administrators, and Advocates: This email is to invite administrators, staff, and advocates to participate in a research study about their experiences providing services or assistance to adults aged 50 and older on parole. The study is being conducted by Dr. Tina Maschi of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service If you […]
On June 18, Fordham University’s Be the Evidence Project (BTEP) held “What a Tipping Point Looks Like: LGBTQ Rights and Future,” featuring Kate Kendell, attorney and executive director the National Center for Lesbian Rights. Click here for more information.