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When my GF, pugs and I first moved to the Okanagan almost 3 years ago, we were pretty broke and it was pretty hard to make ends meet at first, as we were new, had a lack of connections and were used to a small tax rate in Alberta, as well as NO sunshine tax, so it was a bit ... Read More »

Talking Points on Aging for Community Conversations About Mental Health

Talking Points on Aging for Community Conversations About Mental Health Sept. 6, 2013 The National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCHMA), of which NASW is a member, has developed talking points for use in the federal Community Conversations About Mental Health initiative. These talking points are designed to help social workers, other professionals, and consumers incorporate older adults’ mental ... Read More »

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And numbers are on the rise. Research published this year in the journal Science found alien species in Europe have increased by 76% in the last 30 years alone. Piero Genovesi is chair of the Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG), a global network of experts on invasive species. He told BBC News that the figure of 12 billion Euros represents ... Read More »

The National Association of Social Workers Commends the Department of Justice on the Smart on Crime Initiative

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) commends Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on the August 12, 2013 announcement of the Smart on Crime initiative.  Among other things, the initiative proposes to end mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent drug offenders and prioritize more appropriate alternative sentencing, such as drug rehabilitation programs. The Smart on Crime ... Read More »

NASW Specialty Practice Sections Seeks Suggestions for Social Work Webinars

NASW Specialty Practice Sections Seeks Social Work Suggestions for Webinars wholesale nfl jerseys NASW Specialty Practice Sections seeks social work topic suggestions for its upcoming 2013/2014 webinar series that will begin in the fall. We are looking for issues and trends that we can discuss affecting social work and social work practice such as but not limited to: aging, children, ... Read More »

NASW Social Work CEU’s – Working with LGBTQ populations

NASW members are asking: “Since June is Pride Month and that’s brought about an awareness of the LGBTQ population in my city, does NASW have any kind of training that could help me in my work?” CE Opportunities are available.  Contributed by NASW staff and the NASW-Wisconsin Chapter, you may want to consider getting your continuing education credits through the ... Read More »

Increasing Older Adults’ Benefits from Institutional Capacity of Volunteer Programs

[Referencing: Song-Iee Hong and Nancy Morrow-Howell, “Increasing Older Adults’ Benefits from Institutional Capacity of Volunteer Programs,” Social Work Research, volume 37, Number 2 (June 2013), pp. 99-108.] Volunteering has become an important strategy to boost the civic engagement and well-being of the growing older population. A wealth of evidence supports a relationship between volunteering and positive health and mental health ... Read More »

Free Q & A Sessions on Private Practice

Reminder Free Q & A Sessions on Private Practice SAVE THE DATES Exclusively for NASW Members wholesale jerseys from china “An Hour With Private Practice” is a call-in question-and-answer session focused on a specific private practice subject. Callers can join in the discussion, ask questions, and comment. These sessions will provide you with important clinical social work updates affecting the ... Read More »

Save the Dates DSM-5 Webinars

Save the Dates NASW Practice Webinar What Clinical Social Workers Should Know About the DSM-5 Registration details will be available soon on NASW’s website. Exclusively for NASW Members Dates: Wednesday, July 24 and Thursday, August 8 Time: Noon to 1:00 pm EST The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5) nbso online casino reviews was released in ... Read More »

Health Insurance Marketplace Training Webinars Available

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be hosting webinars on the health insurance marketplace (formally called the exchange) throughout June and July.  Health Insurance Marketplaces will be open in every state on January 1, 2014. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about this very important feature of the Affordable Care Act. ... Read More »