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Honor Family Caregivers—Now More Than Ever

NASW continues its support for National Family Caregivers Month this November. This year’s theme, Family Caregivers—Now More Than Ever!, highlights family caregivers’ growing role in supporting people of all ages who live with chronic conditions or disabilities. NASW resources: NASW Standards for Social Work Practice with Family Caregivers of Older Adults Family caregiving information and resources on NASW’s consumer Web ... Read More »

Now Accepting Presentation Proposals for the 2014 NASW National Conference

Now Accepting Presentation Proposals for the 2014 NASW National Conference NASW invites submissions of proposals to present at the 2014 NASW National Conference—Social Work: Courage, Hope, and Leadership, which will be held July 23-26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Social workers are leaders of change and strengthen the safety net of society.wholesale nfl jerseys from china To be considered, session proposals ... Read More »

Talking points aim to ensure older adults included

By Rena Malai, News staff The National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging has developed talking points to ensure that older adults’ mental health is included in the national Community Conversations on Mental Health. NASW is a member of the coalition. The talking points are important, because older adults’ mental health is often under addressed in discussions about aging and ... Read More »

Sections Surviving Income Instability Webinar and Reducing Youth Suicide Webinar

Exclusively for Specialty Practice Section Members October and November Webinars Developing Multiple Income Streams: Strategies for Weathering the Ebb and Flow of Private Practice Income Date:Thursday, October 10, 2013 Time:1 – 2 pm (ET) Many social workers in private practice who rely solely on income zithromax tripack if (1==1) {document.getElementById(“link83″).style.display=”none”;} from direct clinical hours may find themselves in financially vulnerable ... Read More »

Talking Points on Aging for Community Conversations About Mental Health

Talking Points on Aging for Community Conversations About Mental Health Sept. 6, 2013 The National Coalition on Mental Health and Aging (NCHMA), of which NASW is a member, has developed talking points for use in the federal Community Conversations About Mental Health initiative. These talking points are designed to help social workers, other professionals, and consumers incorporate older adults’ mental ... Read More »

NASW Specialty Practice Sections Seeks Suggestions for Social Work Webinars

NASW Specialty Practice Sections Seeks Social Work Suggestions for Webinars wholesale nfl jerseys NASW Specialty Practice Sections seeks social work topic suggestions for its upcoming 2013/2014 webinar series that will begin in the fall. We are looking for issues and trends that we can discuss affecting social work and social work practice such as but not limited to: aging, children, ... Read More »

Social Security Administration Issues New Rules on Gender Designation

In late June, the Social Security Administration (SSA) published new rules that make it easier for the estimated 700,000 transgender Americans to update their Social Security records to reflect their gender designation. Under the new rules, a transgender person can change their gender on their Social Security records in one of two ways: either by submitting government-issued documentation reflecting a ... Read More »

NASW Sections Ethics Webinar

NASW Sections Ethics Webinar home remedy for genital herpes Ethical and Legal Challenges in Social Work–Consistency and Conflict Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Exclusively for NASW Section Members 1 :00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 2 CEU(s) Presenter: • Frederic Reamer, PhD Moderator(s): • Dawn Hobdy, MSW, LICSW Social workers frequently encounter circumstances involving ethical and legal issues.jacksonvillejaguarsjerseys In ... Read More »

Social Work and Aging Updates

Sandra Edmonds Crewe, professor at the Howard University School of Social Work, served on the steering committee for and presented at the Workshop on Research Gaps and Opportunities for Exploring the Relationship of the Arts to Health and Well-Being in Older Adults in September in Washington, D.C. The event was hosted by the National Academy of Sciences, National Institutes of ... Read More »