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Social Work in the News – July 15, 2008

Source: Google News Social work agencies: budget cuts would lead to health care crisis Marion Daily Republican – Marion, IL By Tom Kane Franklin-Williamson Human Services CEO John Markley explains state budget cuts’ impact on social service agencies at a Monday press conference … Need More Schooling? Maybe the Boss Will Pay KOAM-TV – Pittsburg, KS According to a National ... Read More »

NASW & CMSA Seek Comments on Caseload Concept Paper & Caseload Matrix

Caseload Work Group Completes First Steps Toward Development of a Caseload Calculator NASW invites you to review and comment on the updated version of the caseload matrix and the accompanying caseload concept paper. NASW, along with the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) and other members of the Caseload Work Group, is pleased to present these documents, which provide the ... Read More »

2008 Medicare Bonus Incentive Program for Clinical Social Workers

Clinical Social Work Practice Update Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT Senior Policy Associate June 2008 A quality reporting system for Medicare providers was established by the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006 (TRHCA). The program is known as the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) and was first implemented during the period of July 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 13, 2008

News Source: Google News Survey Finds Children Of “Sandwich” Generation Caregivers Take On … North American Press Syndicate – New York, NY (NAPSI)-A new survey finds that children of “sandwich” generation caregivers are actively participating in caregiving responsibilities for loved ones with … Social Workers and Human Resource Managers in High Demand as Weak … Biloxi Sun Herald – MS ... Read More »

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 »

National Association of Social Workers on Facebook and Myspace

NASW is on Facebook and Myspace. Are you? Are you a social worker and social work student on Myspace and Facebook? Send NASW a friend request. Join the Official NASW Facebook group or Myspace group and network with other social work professionals, students, and friends. NASW on Myspace www.myspace.com/socialworkers NASW on Facebook Fan Page – www.facebook.com/pages/National-Association-of-Social-Workers/16695101734 Official NASW Facebook Group ... Read More »

Overview of Survey Participants – National Study of Licensed Social Workers

Overview of Survey Participants The 2004 benchmark national study of licensed social workers provided a wealth of information about social workers’ roles and work environments. The study also raised new questions about the social work workforce that required further exploration. Although the 2004 findings pointed to a looming shortage of licensed social workers, there was still much to learn about ... Read More »

New 2008 CPT Codes Available for Use by Clinical Social Workers

Practice Update This practice update discusses the new Medical Team Conferences CPT Codes and the Behavior Change Intervention CPT Codes that became effective January 1, 2008. There are a total of six new codes available for use by clinical social workers when filing a claim form for psychotherapy services rendered. The codes are copyrighted by the American Medical Association and ... Read More »

Workforce Study: Social Workers and Educational Debt

In the Red: Social Workers and Educational Debt The 2004 benchmark national study of licensed social workers provided a wealth of information about social workers’ roles and work environments. The study also raised new questions about the social work workforce that required further exploration. Although the 2004 findings pointed to a looming shortage of licensed social workers, there was still ... Read More »

Video: On Any Given Day, Social Workers Help

We know social workers serve their clients and their communities on any given day. We know we are a profession dedicated to communities, families and individuals. We know that we need to tell more people, with pride, about the good work we do. The National Social Work Public Education Campaign has created tools for social workers to use to educate ... Read More »