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Tag Archives: criminal justice

2014 NASW Conference Update

2014 NASW Conference  Social Work: Courage, Hope and Leadership DATES: July 23-26, 2014 LOCATION: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, DC REGISTRATION FEES: Early Bird  $375 NASW Member $575 Non-Member (January-February 28, 2014) Regular $425 NASW Member  $625 Non-Member (March-July 2014) KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: ROBERT REICH: Economic analyst, professor, and commentator. Reich was Secretary of Labor during the Clinton Administration. Time Magazine ... Read More »

NASW Invites Submissions of Proposals due January 15, 2014

NASW Invites Submissions of Proposals due January 15, 2014 NASW invites submissions of proposals to present at the 2014 NASW National Conference Social Work: Courage, Hope, and Leadership which will be held July 23-26, 2014 in Washington, DC.  Join renowned keynote speakers and gain new skills at innovative workshops. Submit a proposal to present, and network with 2,000 of your ... Read More »

Now Accepting Presentation Proposals for the 2014 NASW National Conference

Now Accepting Presentation Proposals for the 2014 NASW National Conference NASW invites submissions of proposals to present at the 2014 NASW National Conference—Social Work: Courage, Hope, and Leadership, which will be held July 23-26, 2014 in Washington, DC. Social workers are leaders of change and strengthen the safety net of society.wholesale nfl jerseys from china To be considered, session proposals ... Read More »

After Incarceration: When the Parent Returns Home Section Webinar

June 11, 2013 Exclusively for Specialty Practice Sections Member Webinar After Incarceration: When the Parent Returns Home Tuesday, June 11, ‎ 2013 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET Credit Hours: 1.5 CEU(s) Presenter: • Lauren Anzaldo, MSW, LCSW, CAP Moderator: • Melvin Wilson, LCSW, MBA Every year in the U.S., hundreds of thousands of individuals are sentenced to time in ... Read More »

Social workers key players in criminal justice system

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Along with attorneys, judges and juries, social workers are critical players in the nation’s criminal justice system. In district attorneys’ offices, social workers help crime victims maneuver through complex legal processes and offer a helping hand on the road to recovery. On the other side of the scale, social workers in public defenders’ offices ... Read More »

Sections Suggetions needed for Upcoming Webinar Series

NASW Specialty Practice Section members we are seeking ideas for topics for the 2012-2013 webinar series. The series will begin in the fall. What type of practice related issues would you like to see addressed? Topics in the past have included: •Critical Role of Families in Reducing Risk and Promoting Well-being for LGBT Youth •Common Ethical Mistakes Made in Private ... Read More »

Racial Profiling

The pervasive use of racial profiling as a policing tactic is an example of a social justice issue that is in need of reform. According to the World English Dictionary, racial profiling is defined as, an assumption of criminality among ethnic groups : the alleged policy of some police to attribute criminal intentions to members of some ethnic groups and ... Read More »

Women in the Criminal Justice System NASW Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Bio-psychosocial Needs of Women in the Criminal Justice System Thursday, November 10, 2011 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • Melvin Wilson, LCSW, MBA Sponsored by NASW’s Social Work and the Courts Specialty Practice Sections This webinar will focus on the critical roles social workers play in responding to the bio-psychosocial needs of women in ... Read More »

News from the Hill – June 2011

Congressional Social Work Caucus Gains Members and Holds New Briefings The Congressional Social Work Caucus (CSWC) continues to grow with 35 members, including all of the Social Worker Members as well as two Republicans, Rep. Platts (PA) and Rep. Issa (CA). Members of the caucus will represent the social work profession and the needs of social work clients through regular ... Read More »