Social Work, Civic Engagement And The 12 Grand Challenges • SJS
Social Work, Civic Engagement and the 12 Grand Challenges • SJS
Social work researchers gathered in New Orleans last week for the 21st annual conference of the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) bracing for the impending presidency of Donald J. Trump and mindful that his administration will bring challenges for the profession and many of the vulnerable citizens we serve.
I agreed to be the moderator for a special session entitled: Social Work’s Role in Shaping the Narrative: Action Steps for Post-Election Participation that would explore strategies and messages needed during the next four years of a Trump presidency. Several social work faculty had independently approached SSWR president …