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Tag Archives: children and families

NASW Statement On Foster Care and Adoptions

Social workers advocate for creating homes for all children in foster care The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) supports a child welfare policy designed to provide the best care for all children in need of foster care and adoption services. Presently, there are more than 500,000 children in foster care and a disproportionate number of these children are African-American. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 10, 2008

News Source: Google News Legislators can give youths alternatives to gang life Seattle Post Intelligencer Riva Zeff, MSW, ACSW, is field director and clinical professor in the social work program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University. On the move Sioux Falls Argus Leader – Sioux Falls, SD Briar Cliff University’s Sylvia Kuennen, professor of social work, ... Read More »

Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth

For Immediate Release June 9, 2008 Contact: Allison Nadelhaft 202-336-8228 anadelhaft@naswdc.org Social Workers and Lambda Legal Partner to Better Serve Out of Home Youth Washington – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation (NASWF) and Lambda Legal have partnered to improve out of home care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and questioning (LGBTQ) youth. The Tides Foundation provided the grant ... Read More »

Waiting in the Food Line: NASW Member Quoted in CBS News Clip

Kelli Garrett, a member of NASW, Tennessee Chapter and program services manager with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, was quoted in this CBS Evening News clip that ran on Monday, June 2, 2008. Direct link to the video: http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml?id=4147702n She was also quoted in a recent USA Today article, “New breed of American emerges in need of food“. Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 6, 2008

News Source: Google News Breast Cancer Program Receives Grant Garden City News – NY, USA There Adelphi’s bilingual social workers, Angela Papalia, LMSW, and Lois Goetz, LMSW, offer social work services for women diagnosed with breast cancer, … Study: Teen’s self-perception more important than popularity KSL-TV – Salt Lake City,UT,USA Licensed clinical social worker Andra Devaiah said, “That really inhibits ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 3, 2008

News Source: Google News Former Winnetka principal shares lessons learned from 1988 school … Chicago Tribune – United States Jennifer Dietzler, now a social worker, was a 3rd grader at Hubbard Woods the day of the shooting. She remembered that Streedain entered her classroom, … The Healing Power of Exercise: Four Workouts to let go of Sadness … HealthNewsDigest.com – ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 27, 2008

News Source:Google News School social workers help needy families Tampa Bay’s 10 – St. Petersburg, FL School social workers go shopping at OASIS (Outreach Assisting Students In Schools), a program that offers the basics for free. Volunteers help sort donated … Thousands of kids saved from drug environments San Diego Union Tribune By Kristina Davis These are scenes that social ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – May 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Acton will hire a social worker Boston Globe Moore said he hopes the town’s recent decision to hire a social worker will fill a need in this community, where the median household income is $91624 and … Social workers turned away from FLDS ranch CNN ELDORADO, Texas (CNN) — Texas Child Protective Services workers were turned ... 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 14, 2008

News Source: Google News Two Clinical Social Workers Give You Ways to Reinvigorate Yourself ABC News The mom-over included tips on how to better take care of yourself from clinical social workers and “Sleepeasy Solutions” DVD creators Jill Spivack and … Irene Sendler, Polish Social Worker Helped Save Jewish TransWorldNews (press release) – Monroe, GA Irene Sendler, a Polish social ... Read More »