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Congressman Towns to host congressional briefing on Social Work Reinvestment Act November 17, 2010

We are pleased to report that Congressman Ed Towns is holding an upcoming Congressional briefing on the Dorothy I. Height and Whitney M. Young, Jr. Social Work Reinvestment Act. The agenda is below. The event will cover the following points: Professional social workers provide essential services to individuals across the lifespan and have long been the workforce to guide people ... Read More »

Congressional Hearing on Cyber bullying

On Thursday, June 24th, the House Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, chaired by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), held a hearing on cyber bullying.  The witness panel included popular television psychologist, Dr. Phil Mcgraw, and 14-year-old Girl Scout, Dominique Napolitano. Ms. Napolitano offered personal insight by describing a cyber bullying incident involving a school friend, ... Read More »

Congressional Hearing on Corporal Punishment in Schools

The House Committee on Education and Labor, Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities, chaired by Representative Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY), recently held a hearing on “Corporal Punishment in Schools and its Effect on Academic Success.”  McCarthy explained that over 220,000 students were paddled in schools in the United States in the 2006-2007school year, according to the most recent data available from ... Read More »

Social Work Congressional Hearing

Colleagues, NASW is pleased to forward this notice regarding an historic milestone for the profession. The US House Healthy Families and Communities Sub-committee of the Health and Labor Committee will hold a hearing on Tuesday, July 29, 3:00pm EDST, Room 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Caring for the Vulnerable: The State of Social Work in America.” ... Read More »