Tag Archives: administration

Going “Macro”: Exploring the Careers of Macro Practitioners

When social workers hold positions with substantial community or policy influence, important benefits accrue to the profession and it’s vulnerable clientele. However, fewer social workers are holding these positions than in the past, and student preferences to pursue macro-specific training have declined. What accounts for this decline, and can something be done to reverse it? There is not a single ... Read More »

HRSA grants to help build social work profession

By Rena Malai, News staff The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded 24 schools of social work and psychology with grants totaling $9.8 million. The grants, through the Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants Program, were  made possible by the Affordable Care Act. According to HHS, mental ... Read More »

Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and NASW’S longstanding advocacy as well as success on women’s issues prompted an invitation from the Women in Politics Institute to attend a panel discussion and reception acknowledging the contributions of women in government, including those within the Obama Administration.  The event will occur on March 23, 2010 at the Katzen Arts Center on the ... Read More »

Obama “Change is Coming” House Meetings

President-elect Barack Obama wants to hear from you about your ideas for change. In addition to the website posts at www.change.gov, there is another format for participation. On December 13 and 14 people will be hosting “Change is Coming” house meetings to reflect on what has been accomplished and to plan the future of this change movement. Ideas and feedback ... Read More »