Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative Celebrates Its 10 Year Anniversary!
*New*Hartford Foundation Annual Report Celebrates 10th Anniversary of the Geriatric Social Work Initiative
The 2009 John A. Hartford Foundation Annual Report celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Geriatric Social Work Initiative, and includes details on each of Hartford’s social work programs as well as profiles of current and former awardees. The report is featured in a blog series on the Hartford Foundation blog, HealthAGEnda (http://www.jhartfound.org/blog/). The first post, titled “Celebrating a Decade of Leadership in Geriatric Social Work” and written by Senior Program Officer Nora OBrien-Suric, introduces the six-part series and gives an overview of Hartford’s geriatric social work initiatives. You can find it here: http://www.jhartfound.org/blog/?p=1750. Please check back with the blog for future installments, or use one of the subscribe options in the right-hand column to follow the blog regularly.
GSWI Featured in Social Work Today
The decade of achievements of the Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI) and the CSWE Gero-Ed Center are extensively featured in the January/February 2010 issue of Social Work Today.
HGSWI Translational Research Conference
On April 4-6, 2008, geriatric social work scholars and fellows from across the country met in Chantilly, Virginia to attend the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Translational Research Conference. To visit the post-conference page, click here.
Social Work & Aging YouTube Contest
In honor of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative's 10 Year Anniversary, we asked students - why is gerontology important to social work? Thank you to those who entered the "This is Social Work & Aging" YouTubeTM Contest. This contest was sponsored by The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGE-SW). To see the winning videos, click here.
Transforming Social Work Education: The First Decade of the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Initiative, edited by Nancy Hooyman.
Celebrating a decade of funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, each chapter of this book highlights various aspects of the Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI), including competency-based education, faculty and doctoral student scholarly development, models for curricular and organizational change, community partnerships, and strategies for sustainability. This book is available through the CSWE Press Bookstore.