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.
THE MEDIA, DELINQUENCY & THE ROLE OF THE FORENSIC SOCIAL WORKER IN THE 21ST CENTURY WEBINAR DESCRIPTION This National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) webinar entitled, The Media, Delinquency & the Role of the Forensic Social Worker in the 21st century addresses the growing and continued influence of the media and popular culture […]
Click here for the June, 2012 edition of Open Court, the NOFSW Newsletter.
This National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) webinar entitled, Aging in the Criminal Justice System: Forging a Human Rights and Interdisciplinary and Practice and Policy Response tackles the largely overlooked problem of mass incarceration and the rapidly increasing aging prisoner crisis in the United States and abroad. Currently, adults aged 50 and older comprise […]
Click here to read Sol Gothard’s tribute to Richard Ducote Thank You, National Organization of Forensic Social Work Richard Ducote I deeply appreciate your Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award given me on April 17. Judge Gothard’s support, confidence, and encouragement throughout my career were indispensable, and I thank him for the 36 years I […]
This is the first webinar of the National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW) webinar series entitled, Defense Based Practice: The Interactive Roles of Criminal Justice and Social Work. This webinar introduces listeners to the exciting field of forensic social work. The purpose of the presentation is to provide a close-up examination of the various […]
NOFSW will present the Sol Gothard Lifetime Achievement Award to Richard Ducote, Esq. of Pittsburgh, PA. Mr. Ducote has an extraordinary career in domestic violence and child abuse advocacy. Without exception, he is the leading child abuse litigator in the United States having litigated thousands of cases in at least 44 states. He has also […]