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The Board of Directors has approved the following position statements.

Prepared by AAPCSW's Diversity and Social Action Committee in collaboration with the Child and Adolescent Committee:
AAPCSW Response to the “ZERO-TOLERANCE Policy” and the Child/Family Status of Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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Prepared by AAPCSW's Diversity and Social Action Committee:
AAPCSW Response to The Executive Order Eliminating the DACA Program and Recent ICE Raids on Non-Criminal Undocumented Immigrants
AAPCSW Response to the Unfolding Executive Order - Immigration &
Travel Ban

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Updates: As of October 1, the AAPCSW Co-Presidents are Teresa Méndez, MSW, LCSW-C and Dan Buccino, MSW, LCSW-C, BCD. The Treasurer is Louis Straker, MSW, LCSW-C.

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New Member Benefit! Psychoanalytic Social Work Journal is now an official journal of AAPCSW, as of Vol.26, #1 January-June 2019.
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Susan Eder, MD (1957 - 2019) »
Read Eder's essay: Off the Couch and into the Streets: Psychotherapy and Political Activism
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Gerald Schamess, MSS (1934 - 2019) »
Allen Bergson, Ph.D, LCSW (1933 - 2019) »

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