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Tag Archives: drugs

NASW Specialty Practice Sections Smoking Cessation Webinar

          Integrating Smoking Cessation into Clinical Social Work Practice Thursday, February 2, 2017 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET Credit Hours: 1.5 Social Work contact hours of CEUs Presenters: Jose Cruz, LCSW, MBA Catherine Saucedo Doug Tipperman, MSW Jennifer Matekuare Individuals with mental health conditions use tobacco products at a disproportionately high rate, which increases risk ... Read More »

Harm Reduction for High-Risk Adolescent Substance Abusers

In today’s society, adolescents are faced with several life-changing challenges—peer pressure, bullying, alcohol and drug abuse, diseases, and engaging in various sexual behaviors. Yet often adolescents are ill-equipped to face these challenges. Substance abuse in particular affects many communities and families. In recent decades, younger people are increasingly involved in use and abuse of alcohol and drugs. Furthermore, substance abuse ... Read More »

ATOD Book Chat – Meet The Author

Online Book Chat – Meet Ann A. Abbott, Editor of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: Challenging Myths, Assessing Theories, Individualizing Interventions (2nd ed.) Thursday, September 30, 2010 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 0 CEU(s) NASW members will get together for an informational discussion and question-and-answer online session with the author of the NASW Press book Alcohol, Tobacco, ... 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 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 – February 19, 2008

NIU Shooting: Gunman, Active and Successful, Showed Few Hints of Trouble BlueRidgeNow.com – Hendersonville, NC “In this case, I was overwhelmed,” said Jan Carter-Black, Mr. Kazmierczak’s adviser and an assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the … See all stories on this topic University shooter interested in ‘peace, social justice’ CNN The assistant professor at the School ... Read More »