The NOFSW Executive Council has selected Patricia Brownell, PhD, LMSW, to receive the Sol Gothard Award at the 31st Annual Conference on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Fordham University in New York City. Dr. Patricia Brownell worked at the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) for 26 years. She served in a variety of […]
Dear Dr. Maschi: First, let me thank you most warmly for listening to me and taking up the issue of prolonged solitary confinement and the role of social workers. Some background on why I’m personally involved in this issue. I’m a retired social worker. As the former executive director of the National Association of Social […]
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Rehabilitation through the Arts will present “Figures in Flight Released” at the NOFSW Annual Conference. http://www.rta-arts.org/
Click here to download the 2014 NOFSW Annual Conference brochure.
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