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July 6, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Increasing Jamestown Post Journal – Jamestown, NY, USA By PAM GROSS, LCSW 7/6/2007 – Our image of a typical family today is slowly changing. However, are you aware that many children go home after school to … Read More »

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 »

June 20, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Short statured adults deal with a society that emphasizes tall Journal and Courier – Lafayette, IN, USA Ellen Frankel, a licensed clinical social worker and advocate for short-statured adults, argues society puts too great an emphasis on height. … Foster parents tell one little girl’s story Picayune Item – Picayune, MS, USA A letter from the child’s counselor, Marilyn Gouguet, ... Read More »

June 19, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Fighting Back, Without Aggression Washington Post – Washington, DC United States Teaching social skills For six years, licensed clinical social worker and McLean School counselor Julie Baron has helped fifth- and sixth-graders devise … Facing the unknown – psychiatric hospitalization The Southern – Carbondale , IL,USA PEG FALCONE is a member of the Jackson County Health Communities Coalition’s Mental Health ... Read More »

June 17, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Wanted: social workers that know the turf (6/17/07) Los Angeles Times – CA,USA By Rong-Gong Lin II, Times Staff Writer By the time a social worker is brought into a child’s life, warning flags have already been noticed. … Cuddles versus commute: Many dads strive to balance office and … (6/17/07) Poughkeepsie Journal – Poughkeepsie,NY,USA Commuting is stressful,” Audrey I. ... 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 »