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 […]
For Immediate Release Contact: Paul W. Brady (860) 613-0254 firstname.lastname@example.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 […]
NOFSW has published the program for the 30th annual conference to be held April 14-16, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. Click on the Conference menu tab at the top of the web site.
Our hearts go out to all those affected by the violence at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Click here to read the position statement of the Interdisciplinary Group on Preventing School and Community Violence and endorsed by more than 100 organizations and more than 200 prevention scholars and practitioners, including NOFSW.
BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues, I have recently published the following books: ‘IN THE MIND OF A SERIAL KILLER’-Patient Ralph Moore is hospitalized in a Maximum Security Hospital after killing three prostitutes with their bras and receiving an Insanity Plea. Diagnosed as a Paranoid Schizophrenic, Ralph is paranoid about staff, treatment and all […]
Click here for article, The State of Aging: Prisoners and Compassionate Release Programs, by NOFSW President Tina Maschi published in the Huffington Post.
NOFSW will celebrate its 30th Annual Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Seattle, Washington, April 14-16, 2013. A request for workshop presentations, posters and abstracts will be announced shortly.