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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 »

June 7, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Latina teens are highest rate of suicide attempts (6/7/07) Great Reporter – Both of these 14-year-old Hispanic girls, whose names have been changed, were later counseled by Hilda Benitez, a licensed clinical social worker at Unitas … School of Social Work ranked high for scholarly productivity (6/7/07) Inside Illinois – Champaign, IL, USA The UI School of Social Work was ... Read More »

June 4, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Camp is ‘uplifting’ to cancer survivors (6/4/07) – Pensacola, FL, USA “Cancer Survivors Day is a celebration,” said Marcia DeSonier, a licensed clinical social worker for Baptist Cancer Institute. “We were trying to bring in … Business People (6/4/07) Worcester Telegram – Worcester, MA, USA Christine M. MacWade of Worcester, a licensed clinical social worker, has been appointed executive ... Read More »

June 2, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Selwyn Lewis Boyer: 1928 – 2004 (6/2/07) Chicago Tribune – Chicago, IL, USA Mr. Boyer, 78, of Geneva, a one-time political candidate and longtime clinical social worker and social services administrator in the western suburbs, … Earth angels at Compassionate Care Hospice (6/2/07) Courier Life Publications – Brooklyn, NY, USA “Hospice is a philosophy,” said Compassionate Care Hospice Social Worker ... Read More »

May 30, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Williams-Parr changed lives (5/30/07) Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (subscription) – Milwaukee, WI, USA Ada Williams-Parr did not think of herself as a clinical social worker – that is, a social worker working as a therapist – but that was often what she was, … Read More »

May 29, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Veterans program planned (5/29/07) Bowling Green Daily News – Bowling Green, KY, USA Paul Webb, a Nashville-based licensed clinical social worker, said he recently started traveling to Bowling Green’s BEST Center for Independent Living, … Hey, parents, plan ahead to avoid lazy summer daze (5/29/07) Patriot-News – Harrisburg, PA, USA “The summer should be a balance of structure and activity,” ... Read More »

May 27, 2007 – Social Work in the News

Volunteer service tops this family’s values (5/27/06) North County Times – Escondido, CA, USA Sandra is a clinical social worker, who frequently referred patients to Neighborhood Healthcare. Her brother Alan, a board member, recommended her for a … Treating the body, mind and spirit (5/27/06) Sacramento Bee – Sacramento, CA, USA A patient visits Sierra Family Medical Clinic worker Jennifer ... Read More »