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On-Demand Webinars for SPS Members

The following are several of dissertation or thesis the on-demand webinars offered 24/7 to NASW Specialty Practice Sections (SPS) members. Many SPS members are able to earn CE credit when they passed the online post-test. Learn more. •In the Line of Duty: Police Social Work •Older Adults Adjusting to New Life Challenges: How Social Workers Help •Supporting the Education of ... Read More »

NASW staff attend National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth’s 23rd Annual Conference

If you are interested in learning about ways that social workers can support the education of older youth in foster care, register for NASW’s upcoming webinar on December 7th. Did you know that completing a FAFSA (Free Application for Financial Student Aid) is the best indicator that a youth will enroll in college?  In fact, ninety percent of students that ... Read More »

Older Youth in Foster Care NASW Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Supporting the Education of Older Youth in Foster Care google sniper review Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Exclusively for NASW Sections Members 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • RoxanaTorrico Meruvia, MSW Moderator(s): • Sharon Issurdatt, ACSW, DCSW, LCSW Too often, older youth in foster care lag behind their peers when it comes to educational attainment. ... Read More »

News from the Hill – October 2011

Federal Budget Update The House of Representatives voted on a continuing resolution to carry 2012 federal spending after the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.  The stop gap funding measure continues funds until November 18, 2011, at a reduced rate across-the-board of 1.409% below FY 2011 spending levels, cutting spending for the first seven weeks of the ... Read More »

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 hope, ... Read More »

School Social Work Courses

NASW Professional Education and Training Center It is a new school year, School Social Workers may be interested in these courses being offered: •Resolving Chronic Misbehavior at School and Home •Bullying: 10 Key Coping Skills To Bully-Proof Your Client moved here •Difficult & Defiant Adolescents: 70 High-Impact Strategies & Techniques Visit to view the NASW Professional Education and Training ... Read More »

Department of Education Webinar

The U.S. Department of Education, in partnership with United Way Worldwide, National PTA, SEDL, and the Harvard Family Research Project, is seeking participants for its webinar entitled, “Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement”  on August 18, 2011, from 2-3:30 p.m. This webinar will highlight promising approaches for evaluating family engagement strategies, address challenges in defining and ... Read More »

Join the Administration on Aging for a Webinar Series on Social Media as a Retirement Tool

Webinar Series on Social Media:  A Retirement Tool for the 21st Century In recent years, social media has added new dimensions to the resource tools available for retirement planning and ways to protect assets once in retirement.  To shed light on how social media can be incorporated in developing a sustainable retirement plan, the Administration on Aging (AoA) and the ... Read More »

Applications for HHS Grant Opportunities Due Late July

The Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau has announced several grant funding opportunities. Applications are due at the end of this month. 1.  Child Welfare-Early Education Partnerships to Expand Protective Factors for Children with Child Welfare Involvement:  The Children’s Bureau expects to award up to 8 grants at $250,000 per budget period for projects lasting 17 months supporting ... Read More »

Webinar: Addiction, Mental Health, and Health Care Integration and Prevention

Consumer, Recovery, and Family Webinars Addiction, Mental Health, and Health Care Integration and Prevention How the Affordable Care Act and state-based efforts can lead to comprehensive and coordinated health services for people with mental health and addiction disorders.  The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), Faces & Voices of Recovery (Faces & Voices), and the National Alliance on Mental ... Read More »