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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 »

Social Workers at Barack Obama’s Inauguration

Millions of people attended the Inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009 in Washington, DC. Are you a social worker who attended in person? Did you watch the ceremony online or on television? Leave a comment below and tell us your thoughts and stories. 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 Seeks Privacy Protections for Personal Health Records

For Immediate Release January 14, 2009 Contact: Gail Woods Waller 202-336-8236 gwaller@naswdc.org James Finley 202-336-8315 jfinley@naswdc.org Nation’s Social Workers Urge Congress to Act in Economic Recovery Plan Washington –The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) urges Congress to include provisions in the economic recovery bill that encourage the development of a national interoperable health information infrastructure (HIT), provided it includes ... Read More »

Celebrating Social Work Month – March 2009

This year we are focusing on the future of social work and the need to recruit more social workers into the profession. Our recruiting focus for Social Work Month in 2009 – Social Work: Purpose and Possibility – defines the social work profession. People who become social workers do so because they seek a purpose to their career, acknowledging the ... Read More »

NASW Members: Lunchtime Series Teleconference on Community Organizing – 1 CEU

Community Organizing For A Change: Applying Community Practice Models, Strategies and Skills to Agency Competency Friday, January 23, 2009 – Register today: http://www.socialworkers.org/ce/online/lunchtime/lcourses/home.aspx 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) With a Community Organizer in the White House this teleconference will provide timely content on the various models of CO, and strategies and skills to increase effectiveness. ... Read More »

Day of Service: NASW’s Virtual Event

Are you particpating in a Day of Service event? Did you sign up for Give An Hour? Leave a comment below and tell us about your experience. President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden have included the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service as part of their inauguration events. Events are occurring around the country. There are three ... Read More »

Obama “Change is Coming” House Meetings

President-elect Barack Obama wants to hear from you about your ideas for change. In addition to the website posts at www.change.gov, there is another format for participation. On December 13 and 14 people will be hosting “Change is Coming” house meetings to reflect on what has been accomplished and to plan the future of this change movement. Ideas and feedback ... Read More »

WORLD AIDS DAY 2008

Stop AIDS: Keep the Promise – Leadership Leadership calls for creativity, integrity, and competence ….. all core values of the social work profession. The theme for World AIDS Day 2008 is LEADERSHIP.  Started on December 1, 1988, World AIDS Day is about increasing awareness, fighting stigma and discrimination, and improving education.  For social workers worldwide – World AIDS ... Read More »