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Tag Archives: 2014

NASW National Conference: Courage, hope, leadership messages resonate

By Paul Pace, Rena Malai and Laetitia Clayton, News staff The theme of NASW’s national conference, “Social Work: Courage, Hope and Leadership,” was delivered through speakers’ messages and personal stories throughout the four-day event in July. Nearly 2,000 people from 50 states and 12 countries attended the conference in Washington, D.C., where they heard from expert speakers and had the ... Read More »

Two keynote speakers announced for NASW National Conference

By Paul R. Pace, News staff A secretary of labor in former President Bill Clinton’s administration and a chief diversity officer and divisional vice president of a major drug store chain will be among the keynote speakers at NASW’s 2014 National Conference. “Social Work: Courage, Hope & Leadership,” will take place in Washington, D.C., July 23-26. Keynote speaker Robert Reich, ... Read More »

NASW collecting comments for next Delegate Assembly

By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW is in the process of collecting comments for its triennial Delegate Assembly. The Delegate Assembly is the body responsible for setting program priorities and broad public and professional policy for NASW. The event sets program priorities for a three-year period; in this case, fiscal years 2015-18. The culminating event takes place Aug. 2, ... Read More »

Theme chosen for 2014 Social Work Month

NASW has chosen “All People Matter” as the theme for National Professional Social Work Month 2014. The theme was chosen because history has shown that the policies and programs created by social workers seek to give people, regardless of their circumstances, the opportunity to cope with and transcend obstacles. Social workers believe that each person has the right and potential ... Read More »