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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 »

BPD 2009 Annual Conference

The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors will hold its 2009 Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona from March 18th through the 22nd. The theme of this year’s conference is BPD: Generalist Practice: The Future is Now. NASW is a strategic partner with BPD in promoting this year’s conference and will host a Special Plenary Session on the Whitney Young ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 27, 2009

Source: Google News Greenwich native lands White House job Stamford Advocate – Stamford, CT That’s really why she’s there,” said Medvey, 62, a clinical social worker. Medvey’s television viewing habits might be about to change thanks to her … Staying sane as economy hits the skids Buffalo News – NY “You have to reach out and talk to people,” said ... Read More »

Society for Social Work and Research Hosts 13th Annual Conference in New Orleans

Focus this week is on research that promotes sustainability and rebuilds strengths Washington DC—From January 16-18, the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) is hosting its 13th Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Over 500 symposia, workshops, roundtables, and paper and poster presentations will be offered to attending doctoral students, faculty, researchers and policy developers. Topics cover the full ... Read More »

NASW Annual Practice Conference 2008

The Aging Boom: Is Your Clinical Practice Ready? In Conjunction with the ASA/NCOA Aging in America Conference March 15-16, 2009 – Las Vegas, Nevada Visit http://www.socialworkers.org/agingConference/for more information CLICK HERE TO REGISTER – Early Registration extended to February 20, 2009 KEYNOTE SPEAKER Sandra A. Lopez, LCSW, ACSW, DCSW Clinical Associate Professor University of Houston, Graduate College of Social Work Key ... Read More »