April 18th, 3 pm ET Webinar: Make Your Research Useful to Policymakers for Maximum Impact

Dear UM SSW community, I am writing to share an opportunity to participate in an upcoming webinar, “Make Your Research Useful to Policymakers for Maximum Impact”, April 18th, 3:00 pm ET. Presenters are: Joan Levy Zlotnik, PhD, ACSW and Sunny Harris Rome, JD, MSW. The webinar is brought to you by a collaboration between the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Grand Challenges for Social Work (GCSW), American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW), and Influencing Social Policy (ISP). Thank you to University of Maryland, School of Social Work, Board member, Joan Zlotnik, for presenting and for her service on the Grand Challenges Policy and Practice subcommittee, also to Sarah Butts, Executive Director and Dean Richard Barth, for their leadership and organizing. Please join us and forward to your colleagues! Webinar: Make Your Research Useful to Policymakers for Maximum Impact naswwa.inreachce.com/Details?groupId=cfd55d0d-b217-43e8-a000-3b58e70bd3f7 Special “Grand Challenges” Webinar Teaches You to be Policy Savvy Presented By: Joan Levy Zlotnik, PhD, ACSW and Sunny Harris Rome, JD, MSW Date: April 18, 2018 Time: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET Register for free (no credit) Earn 1.5 social work CE credits ($10 NASW members; $15 non-NASW members) Solving the Grand Challenges for Social Work requires that we strengthen social work’s influence in the policy arena. Take this webinar for strategies that social work researchers and educators can use to translate and package research, to communicate effectively with policy audiences, and to partner for maximum impact. Webinar is sponsored by the NASW, in collaboration with the Grand Challenges initiative of the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare (AASWSW) and Influencing Social Policy (ISP). Thank you, Sarah Butts Sarah Christa Butts, MSW Executive Director Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative University of Maryland, School of Social Work American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare 525 W. Redwood Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 410-706-4387 office 410-706-0273 fax sbutts@ssw.umaryland.edu

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