Conference Talk: ‘Close the Health Gap’ Challenge

At the upcoming Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC) conference, attendees will be discussing SSWLHC’s participation in the ‘Close the Health Gap’ challenge.

For more information, click on this one page flyer and/or a copy of Connections Magazine, Winter 2017 Issue, which has an article that details the history of the AASWSW and Grand Challenges.

In addition, here are two related readings from the Close the Health Gap leadership:

Spencer, M. S., Walters, K. L., & Clapp, J. D. (2016, September). Policy recommendations for meeting the Grand Challenge to Close the Health Gap (Grand Challenges for Social Work Initiative Policy Brief No. 2). Cleveland, OH: American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare.

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