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2 CEUs Free – New NASW WebEd course launched today! Open to members and non-members

Achieving Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities in End of Life Care WebEd Course! Now Available! Visit www.naswwebed.org NASW created this course to provide social workers with an overview of differences and disparities in end of life care and how social workers can address these challenges. This course offers social workers an educational tool to use when providing services to ... Read More »

Call for Proposals – SAGE Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to co-sponsor the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging. The conference, presented by AARP, will be held October 12-14, 2008 at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Currently, SAGE is seeking proposals for its Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging, entitled, It’s About ... Read More »

Social Workers in the News – May 19, 2008

News Source: Google News Navigating sex, drugs and alcohol with your teen Brookline TAB – Needham, MA Panelists include: Jennifer Slonaker, MSW, director of education for Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts; Mark O’Connell, Ph.D., clinical instructor … PTSD: Resources for You and Your Service Member Kitsap Sun (Subscription) – WA “Courage After Fire” by Keith Armstrong, LCSW, Suzanne Best, Ph.D., ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 9, 2008

News Source: Google News Congressional candidates square off KeepMEcurrent.com – Scarborough, ME Brennan, a licensed clinical social worker and a lifelong educator, said his priorities if elected include immediately ending our country’s military … UA handles complexities for patients Arizona Daily Star – Tucson, AZ … an innovative program at the University of Arizona, where doctors, attorneys and social workers ... Read More »

PBS Television Special Caring for Your Parents Premiers April 2, 2008

As the population ages, many adult children are grappling with an unprecedented social, cultural, economic, and personal revolution as they transition into the primary caregiver role for their aging parents. Produced, written, and directed by award-winning filmmaker Michael Kirk, Caring for Your Parents is a moving two-hour special that draws much-needed attention to this universal reality. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/caringforyourparents/ Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 19, 2007

LivHOME Releases Holiday Episode Of The Senior Care Podcast By LivHOME Emediawire (press release) – Ferndale, WA Steve Barlam, LivHOME’s chief professional officer and a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of geriatric care management experience, … Combating the Chronic ‘Reign of Pain’ Salem-News.Com – OR By Barry-Lee Coyne, LCSW for Salem-News.com In some cases, but not ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 4, 2007

‘Go buckets’ give supplies, area for relief during a lockdown East Valley Tribune – Mesa,AZ,USA … of staff and students in a way that would be private,” said Bruce Harvey, clinical social worker and coordinator of emergency services for the district. … ‘Aging in place’ an increasing option for seniors North County Times – Escondido,CA,USA “Most people want to stay ... Read More »