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Practice and Professional Development

Listening to Clients is the First Step in Mitigating Health Disparities

By Maurice Fisher, PhD, NASW Chair of ATOD Specialty Practice Section June 23, 2008 Substance use disorders, in their many forms, have always been a more confounding social problem for people in minority groups than for others. Substance use/abuse treatment is complicated, owing to the many psychosocial, financial, health, mental health, and environmental challenges that clients face. Several years ago, ... Read More »

NASW Iowa Chapter is the Recipient of the 2008-2009 Ruth Fizdale Program Grant

For Immediate Release June 20, 2008 Contact: Kelli Soyer 515-277-1117 NASW Iowa Chapter is the Recipient of the 2008-2009 Ruth Fizdale Program Grant Presented by the National Association of Social Workers Foundation Des Moines – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation is pleased to announce the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Iowa Chapter as the recipient of ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 18, 2008

News Source: Google News University trains social workers to meet challenges of elder care Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Sarasota, FL The University of South Florida at Sarasota-Manatee’s School of Social Work is actively involved in numerous efforts to better meet the comprehensive health … Seeking a few good men Baltimore Sun Boys are quite influenced by having a male figure around, ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 13, 2008

News Source: Google News Survey Finds Children Of “Sandwich” Generation Caregivers Take On … North American Press Syndicate – New York, NY (NAPSI)-A new survey finds that children of “sandwich” generation caregivers are actively participating in caregiving responsibilities for loved ones with … Social Workers and Human Resource Managers in High Demand as Weak … Biloxi Sun Herald – MS ... Read More »

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how to win a girl friend back and how to make your ex wife jealous or how to win my ex girlfriend back. how to get back your girl friend how to win your boyfriend back after a breaker up, how to tackle back ex girlfriend, etc. By Lynn Hagan, LCSW June 20, 2008 As a when to get my ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 6, 2008

News Source: Google News Breast Cancer Program Receives Grant Garden City News – NY, USA There Adelphi’s bilingual social workers, Angela Papalia, LMSW, and Lois Goetz, LMSW, offer social work services for women diagnosed with breast cancer, … Study: Teen’s self-perception more important than popularity KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA Licensed clinical social worker Andra Devaiah said, “That really inhibits ... Read More »

2 CEUs Free – New NASW WebEd course launched today! Open to members and non-members

Achieving Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities in End of Life Care WebEd Course! Now Available! Visit NASW created this course to provide social workers with an overview of differences and disparities in end of life care and how social workers can address these challenges. This course offers social workers an educational tool to use when providing services to ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 27, 2008

News Source:Google News School social workers help needy families Tampa Bay’s 10 – St. Petersburg, FL School social workers go shopping at OASIS (Outreach Assisting Students In Schools), a program that offers the basics for free. Volunteers help sort donated … Thousands of kids saved from drug environments San Diego Union Tribune By Kristina Davis These are scenes that social ... Read More »

HIV/AIDS Science and Society 2008: A Lifespan Perspective

Register Now! Wednesday, June 04, 2008 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: CEU(s) Presenter: • Lisa Cox, PhD, LCSW, MSW Moderator(s): • Evelyn Tomaszewski, MSW The faces of AIDS nbso online casino reviews come from all age groups, racial and ethnic populations, religious backgrounds, and countries of the world. Social workers are challenged to keep abreast of evolving ... Read More »

Helping Families Face the Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Register Now and Listen to the Audio or Read the Transcipt Credit Hours: 1 cialis soft tavs CEU(s) Presenter: • Elizabeth Gould,MSW • Daniel Kuhn,MSW Moderator(s):</stron g> • Maria Jackson,MSW, MPA Inconsistent symptoms, uncertainty about the diagnosis, and a number of challenges to autonomy are distressing aspects of this growing personal and public health problem. This teleconference will describe how ... Read More »