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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 »

Call for Proposals – SAGE Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to co-sponsor the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging. The conference, presented by AARP, will be held October 12-14, 2008 at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Currently, SAGE is seeking proposals for its Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging, entitled, It’s About ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Acton will hire a social worker Boston Globe Moore said he hopes the town’s recent decision to hire a social worker will fill a need in this community, where the median household income is $91624 and … Social workers turned away from FLDS ranch CNN ELDORADO, Texas (CNN) — Texas Child Protective Services workers were turned ... Read More »

Social Workers in the News – May 19, 2008

News Source: Google News Navigating sex, drugs and alcohol with your teen Brookline TAB – Needham, MA Panelists include: Jennifer Slonaker, MSW, director of education for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts; Mark O’Connell, Ph.D., clinical instructor … PTSD: Resources for You and Your Service Member Kitsap Sun (Subscription) – WA “Courage After Fire” by Keith Armstrong, LCSW, Suzanne Best, Ph.D., ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 14, 2008

News Source: Google News Two Clinical Social Workers Give You Ways to Reinvigorate Yourself ABC News The mom-over included tips on how to better take care of yourself from clinical social workers and “Sleepeasy Solutions” DVD creators Jill Spivack and … Irene Sendler, Polish Social Worker Helped Save Jewish TransWorldNews (press release) – Monroe, GA Irene Sendler, a Polish social ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 12, 2008

News Source: Google News Competing House bills use databases to check workers’ legal status Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Milwaukee, WI The organization has about 60 employees and screens new hires through background checks and other databases to confirm the credentials of its social workers … HEAR THIS: Susan Dowd Stone Explains Men Also Suffer From … EmpowHer – Phoenix, AZ ... Read More »