The National Association of Social Workers Kentucky Chapter (NASW-KY) urges Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell to end the longest shutdown in U.S. history by putting the House-passed appropriations bills to vote today. NASW-KY Executive Director Brenda Rosen said: “Ending the shutdown needs to be the number one priority for our ‘elected’ officials so we can get our citizens back to work ... Read More »
New York State Legislature Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors
(ALBANY, NY) – The New York State Psychiatric Association, The National Association of Social Workers – New York City and New York State Chapters, The New York Society for Clinical Social Work, and The New York State Psychological Association applaud the Senate and Assembly’s passage of legislation A.576/S.1046, sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) and Assembly Member Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan), ... Read More »
Social Work’s Role in Collaborative Community-Academic Partnerships: How Our Past Informs Our Future
In recent years, community–academic partnerships (CAPs) have gained traction in academia as a method for bridging the research-to-practice gap and reducing health disparities for marginalized populations. The field of social work may be well poised to enhance its ability to engage in partnerships and research around partnerships given its emphasis on conducting practice research and its historical roots in boundary ... Read More »
Helping the Helpers: ‘Unlocked’ Initiative Aims to Aid Those Working in Mental Health Care
In the summer of 1967, after several suicide attempts, 17-year-old Lucy Winer was committed to Kings Park State Hospital’s female violent ward. More than 30 years after her discharge from the mental institution Winer—now an award-winning filmmaker—returned to Kings Park in New York for the first time to revisit her experience. The result was the critically acclaimed documentary, Kings Park: ... Read More »
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PRACTICE. PROCESS. PROGRESS. POLICY. PREVENTION. PERSPECTIVE. Your Search for All Things Social Work Starts with NASW Press: Our Latest Book and eBook Titles Foundations of Social Work Practice in the Field of Aging: A Competency-Based Approach, 2nd edition, written by Colleen M. Galambos, Roberta R. Greene, Nancy P. Kropf, and Harriet L. Cohen, relies on the latest Council on Social Work Education core ... Read More »
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NASW Mississippi Chapter calls for removal of Cindy Hyde-Smith from ballot for U.S. Senate
The National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter is calling for the immediate removal of candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith from the ballot for the U. S. Senate. Hyde-Smith, a white Republican from Mississippi, was at a speaking engagement in Tupelo and responded to praise about her from host with “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the ... Read More »
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PRACTICE. PROCESS. PROGRESS. POLICY. PREVENTION. PERSPECTIVE. Your Search for All Things Social Work Starts with NASW Press Our Latest Book and eBook Titles In Engaging Human Services with Evidence-Informed Practice, Debbie Plath outlines five phases of an organizational approach to implementing Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP). She guides readers through the development of practice questions; the gathering, critical appraisal, and integration of evidence; and client ... Read More »
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PRACTICE. PROCESS. PROGRESS. POLICY. PREVENTION. PERSPECTIVE. Your Search for All Things Social Work Starts with NASW Press Our Latest Book and eBook Titles The third edition of Ethical Standards in Social Work, written by Frederic G. Reamer, offers the social work profession the only in-depth analysis of the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers. The code provides social workers with ... Read More »