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.
It what will be a far-reaching decision, the US Supreme Court has struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act which opens up the legal protections and benefits of marriage to gay couples and families. Click here for a copy of the Windsor decision. More commentary can be found at http://humanrightscampaign.tumblr.com/.
Prisoners of Age: Portraits of Elderly Inmates Webinar is now available here along with some of the photographs, slides and videos of the webinar. Click here.
SPECIAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS Trauma, Aging, and Well-Being: Invoking Human Rights, Intergenerational Family Justice, Peace, and Freedom Special Issue Sponsors and Supporters Traumatology: An International Journal Hartford/GSA National Center on Gerontological Social Work Excellence National Organization of Forensic Social Work Plus More Listed at the End of this Document Special […]
The Student Alliance for an Aging Society (SAAS) and the Aging Field of Practice Faculty at the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College took a stand on Aging in Prison. One of the presenters in this video is Tina Maschi, PhD, LCSW, President of the National Association of Social Workers. Watch the video […]