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NASW Webinar on Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care

Ending Homelessness among Youth Transitioning Out of Foster Care forex day trading system Thursday, December 16, 2010 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CE(s) Too often, young people who leave foster care face housing needs upon discharge. buy levitra online no prescription Social workers can explore a range of housing options for youth. This webinar will online ... Read More »

Q&A Elder Abuse Webinar Specialty Practice Sections

Excerpts below are from the NASW Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) live webinar on elder abuse. SPS members can download the on demand audio recording or read the transcript by visiting the NASW Section page for details. CE credit is also available. Q: …Minimum age for elder abuse? A: In Ohio for example it is age 60, but other states have ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 4: Over 150 government, academic, and civil society representatives from across Africa, Vietnam, and Haiti gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, met this month (November 2010) to share lessons learned and to plan efforts to strengthen the social welfare labor force in Africa that cares for vulnerable children and families. Funded by USAID and PEPFAR, the Social Welfare Workforce ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 3 Conference delegates spent the day in country team meetings defining challenges and deciding on priorities. NASW staff hosted two special meetings. The first, a lunch time meeting, was a gathering of social work delegates. The table was completely full. Delegates had a lively discussion on a variety of topics. The second was a meeting of social work associations ... Read More »

NASW announces the release of the NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults

NASW is pleased to announce the release of the NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults, designed to enhance social work practice with family caregivers of older adults and to help the public understand the role of professional social work in supporting family caregivers. The standards were developed as part of Professional Partners Supporting Family ... Read More »

Q&A NASW Lunchtime Multigenerational Workforce Webinar

Excerpts below are from the NASW Lunchtime Series live webinar on the multigenerational workforce. propecia cheap order viagra in canada How has working in a multigenerational work environment affected you? NASW members can download the on demand audio recording or read the transcript by visiting the Lunchtime Series page for details. CE credit is also available. Q: Please say a ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 2 On The 2nd day delegations from 18 countries had all arrived. The day opened with a panel presentation on “Systematic Approaches to Workforce Strengthening”. Luisa Lopez, NASW’s Division Director for Human Rights and International Affairs, spoke about supporting the workforce and professional social work associations, highlighting issues such as caseload size, and quality supervision as a resource for ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa

The conference “Strengthening the Social Welfare Workforce: Investing in those who care for children” is being held in Cape Town, South Africa (SA) this week. Day 1 The conference started with opening remarks from US Ambassador to SA, Donald Gips. Also speaking on the first day was John Williamson, a well respected social worker who works with USAID. Williamson spoke ... Read More »