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Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work Practice Conference

NASW Specialty Practice Section Members and social workers in practice Save the Date for this upcoming conference hosted by NASW. Registration begins January 2012. Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work July 22-25, 2012 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel how to learn chinese language Washington, DC Don't Miss the Major Practice Conference of 2012. Social work is the profession of best ... Read More »

South Africa Conference Report Available

In November 2010, staff members from the NASW’s Human Rights and International Affairs department participated in the “Social Welfare Workforce Strengthening Conference: Investing in those who care for children” Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The conference is part of a long-term effort by the US government and other donors to draw increased attention and mobilize additional assistance for social ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 4: Over 150 government, academic, and civil society representatives from across Africa, Vietnam, and Haiti gathered in Cape Town, South Africa, met this month (November 2010) to share lessons learned and to plan efforts to strengthen the social welfare labor force in Africa that cares for vulnerable children and families. Funded by USAID and PEPFAR, the Social Welfare Workforce ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 3 Conference delegates spent the day in country team meetings defining challenges and deciding on priorities. NASW staff hosted two special meetings. The first, a lunch time meeting, was a gathering of social work delegates. The table was completely full. Delegates had a lively discussion on a variety of topics. The second was a meeting of social work associations ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa (Ctd.)

Day 2 On The 2nd day delegations from 18 countries had all arrived. The day opened with a panel presentation on “Systematic Approaches to Workforce Strengthening”. Luisa Lopez, NASW’s Division Director for Human Rights and International Affairs, spoke about supporting the workforce and professional social work associations, highlighting issues such as caseload size, and quality supervision as a resource for ... Read More »

NASW Participates in Conference in South Africa

The conference “Strengthening the Social Welfare Workforce: Investing in those who care for children” is being held in Cape Town, South Africa (SA) this week. Day 1 The conference started with opening remarks from US Ambassador to SA, Donald Gips. Also speaking on the first day was John Williamson, a well respected social worker who works with USAID. Williamson spoke ... Read More »

AASWG: 33rd Annual International Symposium, June 2-5, 2011

The Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG) is hosting their 33rd annual international symposium from June 2-5, 2011 on board Queen Mary, Long Beach.  AASWG is seeking your help through contributions, sponsorships, or charitable donations. The AASWG is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 1979.  The purpose of this member-driven organization is to promote excellence ... Read More »

NASW Cosponsored Health Action 2010 Conference

Families USA held its 15th Annual Grassroots Meeting Health Action 2010 on January 28-30, 2010 in Washington, DC.  NASW was a cosponsor of the conference.  Some of the presenters included White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Sen. Al Franken, Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen, NAACP President Benjamin Todd Jealous, ... Read More »

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence

NASW was pleased to be a co-chair organization of the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, held in New Orleans, Louisiana, this past week. The Family Violence Prevention Fund hosted this fifth biennial conference, which addressed domestic violence and health. Domestic violence is often seen as a public health problem, and the role health care providers can play in ... Read More »

NASW Promotes the Joint Commission’s 2009 Behavioral Health Conference in Chicago

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