NOFSW Webinar: The Use of Art Therapy to Enhance the Therapeutic Environment of a Prison Hospital

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

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. […]

2014 Annual Conference in NYC!

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 […]

Announcement of an Opportunity to Participate in a Research Study of Older Adults on Parole

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 […]

Special Issue of Traumatology

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 […]

Ira Arthell Neighbors Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honor

For Immediate Release Contact: Paul W. Brady (860) 613-0254 pbrady@nofsw.org   Ira Arthell Neighbors Awarded Lifetime Achievement Honor   Middletown, Connecticut — April 1, 2013- The National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) has announced that Dr. Ira Arthell Neighbors, DSW, LCSW, has been selected to receive the organization’s Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award at […]