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Social Work in the News – October 30, 2007

Woman honored for her work on adoption front, VT By Gail Callahan WINOOSKI — Dorsey Naylor has spent 40 years working in the social work field, and her advocacy skills have earned her respect statewide. … Foster care stipend makes finding parents tough Asheville Citizen-Times, NC Earlier this month, Children’s Rights, the National Foster Parent Association and the University ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – October 29, 2007

Eric Albers named 2007 Social Worker of the Year UNR NevadaNews – Reno, NV, USA “Receiving this award was a total surprise to me,” said Albers, an associate professor in the University of Nevada, Reno‘s School of Social Work. … New: Shining light on SAD Kane County Chronicle – Geneva, IL, USA Cathi Hendricks, a licensed clinical social worker at ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – October 24, 2007

UWS’s Social Work program earns reaccreditation Duluth News Tribune (subscription reqired), MN The Social Work undergraduate program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior has earned reaccreditation for another eight years from the Council on Social … Pitt School of Social Work to Launch Nationally Certified Gambling … University of Pittsburgh News (press release), PA … and Northside residents wrangle over plans ... Read More »

Video: On Any Given Day, Social Workers Help

We know social workers serve their clients and their communities on any given day. We know we are a profession dedicated to communities, families and individuals. We know that we need to tell more people, with pride, about the good work we do. The National Social Work Public Education Campaign has created tools for social workers to use to educate ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – October 22, 2007

Care Critical for Homeless Washington Post – United States “This could happen to anyone very quickly,” said Carole Elliott, a licensed clinical social worker at Frederick Dialysis. If health benefits or family … Van Buren school social worker tops in the state, MI BY EMILY MONACELLI LAWRENCE — For three decades, Sue Bensinger has advocated for children in her ... Read More »

NASW Responds to Attacks by George Will and the National Association of Scholars

In an October 14 column, conservative columnist George F. Will attacks the social work profession for advocating for social justice. Read the entire column. NASW responded to Mr. Will’s column with a Letter to the Editor of The Washington Post from Dr. Elizabeth Clark, executive director of NASW. Update: NASW Responds to Attacks by George Will and the National Association ... Read More »