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Social Work in the News – June 10, 2008

News Source: Google News Legislators can give youths alternatives to gang life Seattle Post Intelligencer Riva Zeff, MSW, ACSW, is field director and clinical professor in the social work program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University. On the move Sioux Falls Argus Leader – Sioux Falls, SD Briar Cliff University’s Sylvia Kuennen, professor of social work, ... Read More »

Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth

For Immediate Release June 9, 2008 Contact: Allison Nadelhaft 202-336-8228 anadelhaft@naswdc.org Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth Washington – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) and Lambda Legal have partnered to improve out of home care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Tides Foundation provided the grant ... Read More »

Waiting in the Food Line: NASW Member Quoted in CBS News Clip

Kelli Garrett, a member of NASW, Tennessee Chapter and program services manager with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, was quoted in this CBS Evening News clip that ran on Monday, June 2, 2008. Direct link to the video: http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=4147702n She was also quoted in a recent USA Today article, “New breed of American emerges in need of food“. 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 »

Social Work in the News – June 3, 2008

News Source: Google News Former Winnetka principal shares lessons learned from 1988 school … Chicago Tribune – United States Jennifer Dietzler, now a social worker, was a 3rd grader at Hubbard Woods the day of the shooting. She remembered that Streedain entered her classroom, … The Healing Power of Exercise: Four Workouts to let go of Sadness … HealthNewsDigest.com – ... 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 www.naswwebed.org 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 »

National Association of Social Workers on Facebook and Myspace

NASW is on Facebook and Myspace. Are you? Are you a social worker and social work student on Myspace and Facebook? Send NASW a friend request. Join the Official NASW Facebook group or Myspace group and network with other social work professionals, students, and friends. NASW on Myspace www.myspace.com/socialworkers NASW on Facebook Fan Page – www.facebook.com/pages/National-Association-of-Social-Workers/16695101734 Official NASW Facebook Group ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 30, 2008

News Source:Google News Honour for student who fled Zimbabwe Bradford Telegraph Argus – Bradford, England, UK Sakile Mtombeni, a 38-year-old father of two, will graduate from a social work degree at the University of Bradford this summer. Mr Mtombeni was presented … Fuel costs strain schools’ budget News & Observer – Raleigh, NC The only increase Superintendent Carl Harris requested ... Read More »

NASW endorses Give an Hour, free mental health services for military and families

NASW is pleased to endorse Give an Hour, a nonprofit organization that gives free mental health services to U.S. military personnel and families. Give an Hour is working to develop a national network of volunteers for addressing the psychological symptoms directly related to deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan. Give an Hour also offers services to parents, siblings, and unmarried partners ... 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 »