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June 29, 2007 – Social Workers in News

Helping victims deal with the grief Sacramento Bee – CA, USA Elizabeth English, a licensed clinical social worker from Sacramento, arrived at Cayuga Circle to offer comfort to the Allegrini family as they sifted … Autism and early intervention: Michael’s success story VillageSoup Belfast – ME, USA Meetings are facilitated by Annie Kiermaier, LCSW. Free child care is available. Interested ... Read More »

NASW’s Letter to the Editor of NEWSWEEK regarding “Get Shrunk at Your Own Risk” by Sharon Begley

Dear Editor: In “Get Shrunk at Your Own Risk,” Sharon Begley notes some important research in the field of psychotherapy. While these studies point out some cautions to mental health counseling, we at the National Association of Social Workers feel that this article may be doing a disservice to those in need of assistance. By demeaning all methods of psychotherapy, ... Read More »

May 16, 2007 – SW in the News

In disaster, preparedness is key (5/16/07) Weston Town Crier – Framingham, MA, USA Adam Lesser, LICSW, who has a private practice in Newton, teaches part time at Boston College and is a Red Cross disaster mental health volunteer. … How can Mom help new husband bond with her daughter? (5/16/07) Philadelphia Daily News – Philadelphia, PA, USA A stepchild’s mother ... Read More »

May 13, 2007 – SW in the News

At 99, she still counts her blessings (5/13/07) Fort Worth Star Telegram – Fort Worth, TX, USA She would receive a master’s degree from Temple University in 1948 and a master’s of social work from the University of Kansas 10 years later. … Read More »

May 11, 2007 – SW in the News

Symposium on Southeast Asian Mental Health Services (5/11/07) St. Paul Asian American Press – St. Paul, MN, USA Kathy Lytle, MSW, LICSW, panelist, was pleased that the event has grown from 30 people in its first year to over 200 in 2007. … Richard Spector, 58; Clinical Social Worker (5/11/07) Washington Post – Washington, DC, USA Richard Spector, 58, a ... Read More »

May 02, 2007 – SW in the News

National conference on ‘Social Work for Social Justice’ is June 3-6 (5/02/07) UST Bulletin Today – St. Paul, MN, USA The School of Social Work of the College of St. Catherine and University of St. Thomas invites you to a national conference, “Social Work for Social … Experts attempt to map the mind of a pedophile (5/02/07) Visalia Times-Delta – ... Read More »

April 27, 2007 – SW in the News

Effect of bad news on kids can be heavy (4/27/07) Billings Gazette – Billings, MT, USA “It’s a valid response for children, especially young children, to be scared,” said Terry Smith, a licensed clinical social worker at the Billings Clinic … Read More »

April 20, 2007 – SW in the News

Out-of-shape people can hit the ground running (4/20/07) Baltimore Sun – Baltimore, MD, USA Haydu, a licensed clinical social worker, was determined to run the 26 miles, 285 yards in about 5 1/2 hours. He didn’t quite do that: he finished in … Note: Larry Haydu (an active member) did finish the Boston Marathon. Read More »

April 19, 2007 – SW in the News

Getting through it all: Local counselors give advice on coping … (4/19/07) Farmington Daily Times – Farmington, NM, USA David Johnson, president of New Horizons and a clinical social worker, wants the people of San Juan County to know that help is out there, adding grief … Properly dealing with anger is a critical point (4/19/07) Daily Press – Newport ... Read More »

The Virginia Tech Tragedy

The National Association of Social Workers is deeply shocked and saddened by the tragedy that took place on Monday, April 16 on the Virginia Tech campus. We offer our condolences to the students, their families and friends, and the entire community. Social workers know that the effects of this tragedy, as the facts unfold, will be felt by the students ... Read More »