The purpose of the Academy Section on Social Work is the study and advancement of knowledge in the field.

One of the events held annually is Students’ Night, where top students from the area’s schools of social work present their research. The section also hosts an annual Social Work Recognition Night honoring leaders in the field.

Section Officers

Nora O'Brien-Suric, PhD (Chair)
Senior Program Officer, The John A. Hartford Foundation 

Margaret H. Reiff, MSW (Co-Chair)
Executive Director/CEO, James N. Jarvie Commonweal Service 

See the Fellows Directory for a list of all section members.

Recent Events

Eighth Annual Social Work Student Night - April 11, 2016
Masters and PhD level students from eight social work programs in the greater New York area presented their original work in the areas of social work practice, research, and education via poster and oral presentations. Abstracts of their presentations can be accessed below.
View presention abstracts