By Rena Malai, News staff NASW’s Connecticut Chapter has campaigned for more than 20 years for qualified social workers to fill the state’s social work jobs. The effort has paid off recently, as two state service agencies agreed to give hiring preference to social workers with a BSW or MSW degree. The Connecticut Department of Children and Families and the ... Read More »
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How does NASW decide policy and legislative positions?
NASW has an exhaustive process to determine our public policy statements. The policy statements are compiled in Social Work Speaks, a comprehensive collection of policies adopted and revised by NASW’s key policy-making body, the Delegate Assembly. The Delegate Assembly, an elected body of 277 professional social workers representing NASW’s diverse membership, meets at regular intervals (every three years since 1981) ... Read More »
NASW NH Chapter Executive Director attends Obama's Health Care Town Hall Meeting
As a professional social worker, educator, Executive Director of the NASW New Hampshire Chapter, and long-time advocate for universal health care, I was privileged to attend the President’s town hall meeting in Portsmouth, NH on August 11. I wasn’t sure what to expect as the high school where the event was held was surrounded by supporters and opponents carrying signs ... Read More »
NASW Lobby Days Rally 2008
NASW-CA 20th Annual Legislative Lobby Days Rally March 10 2008- Speaker Carolina Flores LSWN President NASW-CA 20th Annual Legislative Lobby Days Rally March 10 2008 guest speaker Catalina Alvarez MSW student at San Jose State University Read More »