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Social Work Policy Network

Welcome to the Social Work Policy Network

Rutgers Social Work Policy Network – the portal for access to news, events, legislation, opportunities, & policy issues impacting our work & our lives.

Check out the Social Welfare History Project for an overview of social policy and social work.

Featured faculty 

Dr. Laura Curran
Dr. Curran's research interests include family and child policy practice, welfare policy, social welfare history/theory, gender and sexuality.

Dr. Lenna Nepomnyaschy
Dr. Nepomnyaschy's research interests include child and family policy, poverty and inequality, and health disparities.

Dr. Cassandra Simmel
Dr. Simmel's research interests include child welfare policies, programs, and services; child maltreatment; developmental psychopathology; mental health services for children and youth; and developmental considerations in child welfare research.

William Waldman
Mr. Waldman's research interests include administration, policy, and planning.

Please contact us with questions or comments about the Social Policy Network or Nonprofit Public Management Concentration (NPM):
Dr. Lenna Nepomnyaschy, MSW, PhD at

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