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Capitol Hill briefing focuses on child welfare

By Rena Malai, News staff The Child Welfare: Wicked Problems/Wicked Innovations Institute held a Capitol Hill briefing in November to present the Wicked Problems concept to a congressional audience, and to remind policymakers to keep the issue in mind when drafting policies concerning child welfare. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Children’s Home Society of America ... Read More »

Hill briefing focuses on social work with service members, veterans and families

By Laetitia Clayton, News staff NASW hosted a Capitol Hill briefing in November to highlight the social work profession’s role in working with veterans, military members and their families. NASW held the briefing, “Social Workers Join Forces to Support Service Members, Veterans, and their Families,” in conjunction with the Congressional Social Work Caucus. The briefing was a part of NASW’s ... Read More »

Congressional Briefing: Implications of Health Care Reform on the Social Work Profession, Feb 16, 2011

Update 2/18/2011 – Click here to view remarks from this Congressional Briefing. NASW is pleased to announce that Congressman Edolphus Towns, sponsor of the Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work Reinvestment Act, and a professional social worker, is holding a congressional briefing entitled, “Implications of Health Care Reform on the Social Work Profession” on February 16, ... Read More »

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: White House Briefing Call, Oct 27

The White House Council on Women and Girls will host a conference call on Wednesday, October 27th at 6:00pm EST. Obama Administration officials will speak on the call about our efforts to address and end violence against women. White House Briefing Call Wednesday, October 27th 6:00pm EST Call-in:  United States: (866) 233-3845 Password: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Read More »

NASW Cosponsors Public Health Briefing

On March 2, over 80 congressional staff and interested organizations participated in the 6th annual Public Health Briefing 101 entitled, Building Capacity to Meet America’s Mounting Health Needs hosted by the Coalition for Health Funding.   The briefing provided information about the public health continuum and its needs.  NASW was a cosponsor of the briefing.  To view the presentation of the ... Read More »