Social Work in Social Policy: Engagement Strategies for Today and the Next Generation—A Book Event |
January 26, 2023 (virtual event, register to receive link) REGISTER
Social workers have profoundly shaped social policy for over a century, but how can they continue to influence it effectively? On January 26, join an international team of sponsors for Social Work in Social Policy: Engagement Strategies for Today and the Next Generation—A Book Event, a panel discussion with John Gal and Idit Weiss-Gal, authors of When Social Workers Impact Policy and Don’t Just Implement It: A Framework for Understanding Policy Engagement. In this online event, researchers, social workers, and policy experts will discuss social policy design and engagement, with an eye on training the next generation of human-service professionals in policy innovation. Learn more and register: https://csd.wustl.edu/social-work-in-social-policy/
John Gal is Full Professor and former Dean at the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Idit Weiss-Gal is Full Professor and former Head of the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University in Israel.
Sarah Christa Butts, Director of Public Policy, National Association of Social Workers
Charles E. Lewis Jr., Founder and Director, Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy
Husain Lateef, Assistant Professor, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
Riccardo Guidi, Associate Professor in Sociology, Department of Political Science, University of Pisa
Michael Sherraden, George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, Washington University in St. Louis, and Founding Director, Center for Social Development
Social Work in Social Policy: Engagement Strategies for Today and the Next Generation is sponsored by the Center for Social Development at Washington University, Policy Press, the Council on Social Work Education, the Grand Challenges for Social Work, the Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy, Influencing Social Policy, the National Association of Social Workers, the European Social Work Research Association, the International Consortium for Social Development, and the Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work.