Announcements

Apply now for the 2020 AGESW Pre-Dissertation Fellows Program! Applications accepted until May 1, 2020.
The Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW), along with support from the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), is now accepting applications for the 2020 cohort of the Pre-Dissertation Fellows Program. Social work and social welfare doctoral students who, at the time of application, are in the first year of their program are eligible to apply. Selected Fellows will receive more than ten hours of training delivered by nationally recognized faculty who are experts in the field of gerontological social work. The training will be delivered at the 2020 Gerontological Society of America Annual Conference and will cover teaching, publishing, qualitative and quantitative methods, networking, and the dissertation process. A webinar will also be held the following spring. To learn more about the program and apply, click here.
Journal of Gerontological Social Work: Call for Submissions to Special Sections

AGESW’s Journal of Gerontological Social Work has just issued several calls for submissions to upcoming special sections, with due dates ranging from September 30, 2019 through February 29, 2020. Topics include community-based long-term care and independent living services; feminism, gender, and power in later life; trauma in later life; the state of education and training in social work with older adults; advocacy, politics, and policy change; and mid-life influences on late-life outcomes. To learn more, click here.