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UGA SSW to Develop Recovery Assessment Tool
The University of Georgia’s School of Social Work is collecting data to develop an assessment tool to address issues of peer support for people in addiction or mental health recovery throughout Georgia. The 16-month long research project will assist the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and state policymakers in identifying issues that cause people who are in recovery to end up in hospitals, in jails, or homeless. Learn more about the school’s assessment tool here.


Available Now: Interprofessional Collaboration Workbook
Social workers are increasingly embracing interprofessional teams as a strategy to tackle interrelated social issues across systems. A Guide to Interprofessional Collaboration (Iachini, Bronstein, & Mellin; CSWE Press, 2018) helps students and practitioners develop the skills necessary to engage in interprofessional collaborative practice. The workbook uses Bronstein’s Model of Interdisciplinary Collaboration as a framework and includes case examples, practice tips, and multimedia links. The book is available for purchase through the CSWE Bookstore and is one of the many resources found on the new Advancing IPE page.


Register for APM by the Early Bird Deadline
The early bird registration deadline for the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM) is August 5! Register now to save money and secure a spot in Denver.
Celebrate Your Feminist Mentor
Honor a professional mentor in your life through recognition and a donation to the Women’s Council Mentor Recognition Fund. Mentors will be honored at the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM) in Denver, CO, this October.
Thank You to the 2019 APM Silver and Gold Sponsors
CSWE thanks the Silver Sponsors Metropolitan State University of Denver and Sonia and the following Gold Sponsors for their support of the 2019 Annual Program Meeting (APM): Case Western Reserve University, Fordham University, Howard University School of Social Work, Hunter College, LEAP, Michigan State University, NC State University, Our Lady of the Lake University, Saint Louis University, University of Memphis, University of Pittsburgh, University of Tennessee, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Walden University. View all the 2019 APM sponsors here and contact Allison Moon to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. 
New Advertising Opportunities at the 2019 APM
We are excited to offer two new advertising opportunities unique to the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Learn more about digital advertising (only $200 if you are already advertising in the Final Program) and skybridge ads here


2019 APM Advertising Artwork Deadline: August 20
Reservations for advertising in the 2019 APM Final Program must be made by Tuesday, August 13. Artwork for the Final Program and digital advertising is due Friday, August 20, to Malcolm Randall. All specifications can be found here.



The Practice of Hope: Participatory Models for Work With Communities
Hope is a powerful strategy to heal communities. The current turbulent political climate challenges social workers to convey their vision of equity and hope to the diverse communities with whom they work. In this issue of Educator|Resource, Dr. Arati Maleku provides resources on the use of participatory approaches as pragmatic strategies that ignite hope in social work. Resources include three in-depth teaching modules, classroom exercises, a slide presentation, and several research briefs.


Participate in This Year’s Global Agenda Survey
CSWE is gathering information regarding the 2020 theme and fourth pillar of the Global Agenda, “Promoting the importance of human relationships.” The survey will aid understanding of how social work professionals are promoting the importance of human relationships. Click here to learn more. 


Disability-Competent Care Curriculum Intro Video Available
A new introductory video from the Council on Disability and Persons with Disabilities (CDPD) is available for the Curricular Resource on Issues of Disability and Disability-Competent Care, which provides a foundation for integrating disability content into social work courses. Developed by the Disability-Competent Care Curriculum Workgroup in collaboration with the CDPD and the Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice, the resource outlines how content on disability aligns with each of the nine 2015 Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards social work competencies and provides classroom resources for social work educators. Watch “EnABLEing the Social Work Curriculum” video here.


2020 Joint World Conference Call for Abstracts
The SWESD 2020 International Scientific Committee has announced a call for abstracts for the Joint World Conference on Social Work Education and Social Development: Promoting Human Relationships: Bridging the Future. The call invites authors to submit abstracts for oral, symposium, workshop, regional dialogue, and poster presentations. Traditional papers and innovative contributions of various kinds are welcome. The submission deadline is December 15, 2019.
Become a Health and Aging Policy Fellow
The 2019–2020 Health and Aging Policy Fellows were recently announced. The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program awards up to 15 fellowships annually to help individuals advance their careers in gerontology. Residential and nonresidential tracks are available for individual placement. If you are interested in joining the next class of Health and Aging Policy Fellows (2020–2021), please apply here by Wednesday, April 15, 2020.
Call for Chapters Focusing on Strengths Perspective
The University of Kansas School of Social Welfare invites submissions of chapters for its upcoming book, Rooted in Strengths: 30 Years of the Strengths Perspective. All who teach, practice, or conduct research on the strengths perspective are encouraged to submit. The submission deadline is October 25, 2019. Learn more here.
Excelencia in Education’s Database
The Growing What Works database contains more than 190 active programs initially recognized through the Excelencia in Education’s “Examples of Excelencia” review process. The database is a resource for practitioners, institutional leaders, funders, and policymakers interested in evidence-based practices that accelerate Latinx student success in higher education. Learn more and search the database here.
Upcoming Substance Use Webinar
Register now for the screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) webinar series and save the date on your calendar! This webinar series is hosted by NORC at the University of Chicago, the Adolescent SBIRT Project, and The BIG Initiative, with funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. The following event is still available for registration: Tailoring Conversations and Treatment to Adolescents and Young Adults at Risk for Substance Use Disorders. 
Call for Proposals: David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant
The American Psychological Association has announced a funding opportunity, the David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant. The grant supports innovative basic and clinical research conducted by graduate students and early career researchers on anxiety and anxiety related disorders. The application deadline is September 15, 2019.


CSWE is recruiting for the program associate for curricular resources position. To apply for this career opportunity at CSWE, please submit a cover letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirement to Human Resources, CSWE, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, FAX: +1.703.683.8099 or


External submissions for the CSWE Program Spotlight, Resources, Opportunities for Members, and Events Calendar sections are welcome! View the submission guidelines for more information. CSWE reserves the right to edit or decide not to publish any item. The content deadline for the next issue is Tuesday, August 13, 2019.
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