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Tag Archives: health

NASW endorses Give an Hour, free mental health services for military and families

NASW is pleased to endorse Give an Hour, a nonprofit organization that gives free mental health services to U.S. military personnel and families. Give an Hour is working to develop a national network of volunteers for addressing the psychological symptoms directly related to deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan. Give an Hour also offers services to parents, siblings, and unmarried partners ... Read More »

Call for Proposals – SAGE Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to co-sponsor the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging. The conference, presented by AARP, will be held October 12-14, 2008 at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Currently, SAGE is seeking proposals for its Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging, entitled, It’s About ... 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 – May 14, 2008

News Source: Google News Two Clinical Social Workers Give You Ways to Reinvigorate Yourself ABC News The mom-over included tips on how to better take care of yourself from clinical social workers and “Sleepeasy Solutions” DVD creators Jill Spivack and … Irene Sendler, Polish Social Worker Helped Save Jewish TransWorldNews (press release) – Monroe, GA Irene Sendler, a Polish social ... Read More »

Urgent Need For Clinical Social Workers And Agencies Who Are Medicare Providers

Clinical Social Work Practice Update Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT Senior Policy Associate April 2008 Since 2007, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been developing quality measures to improve the quality of services performed by Medicare providers. Three quality measures were developed and approved for use by clinical social workers in 2008; and four additional quality measures have ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 27, 2007

‘Welcome School’ Eases Post-Katrina Placements Education Week News – Bethesda, MD Staffed with two full-time teachers, a social worker, a half-dozen placement specialists, a registration coordinator, and two administrators, … Glasgow Village Steering Committee, local leaders and WUSTL social … News from Washington University in St. Louis, MO George Warren Brown School of Social Work students in Dr. Stephanie Boddie’s ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 19, 2007

LivHOME Releases Holiday Episode Of The Senior Care Podcast By LivHOME Emediawire (press release) – Ferndale, WA Steve Barlam, LivHOME’s chief professional officer and a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of geriatric care management experience, … Combating the Chronic ‘Reign of Pain’ Salem-News.Com – OR By Barry-Lee Coyne, LCSW for Salem-News.com In some cases, but not ... Read More »