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Uvalde Murders and Gun Violence Prevention

Released June 8, 2022

Colleagues - our Diversity and Social Action Committee has prepared the following position statement in response to the preponderance of mass shootings in this country.

As members of the American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW), we are outraged and profoundly saddened by the May 24, 2022 mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which left 19 fourth graders and two teachers brutally murdered. We mourn the victims of this tragedy and extend our condolences to their families and to the Uvalde Community.

Continue reading the June 8, 2022 position statement,
Uvalde Murders and Gun Violence Prevention.


Statement on Gun Violence Crisis from
60 National Organizations

Released June 6, 2022

Through its Legislative Subcommittee — AAPCSW is joining with national organizations to, “express our deep concerns about false and harmful attempts to link mental illness and gun violence.”

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Statement on Gun Violence Crisis from 60 National Organizations

Logos of sixty organizations joining together in false and harmful attempts to link mental illness and gun violence

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