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NASW Updates on Hurricane Harvey and Irma

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NASW TEXAS CHAPTER: In accordance with section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Office of the Governor temporarily suspends all necessary statutes and rules to allow health care providers employed by a hospital and licensed and in good standing in another state to practice in Texas in order assist with the Tropical Depression Harvey disaster response operations.  Hospitals must ... Read More »

Social workers take action after Hurricane Sandy

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers volunteered to aid the recovery effort for those impacted by Hurricane Sandy, which caused severe structural damage and flooding in the mid-Atlantic region in late October. NASW New Jersey Chapter Executive Director Walter Kalman said more than 200 NASW members responded to the chapter’s initial call for volunteers to aid the American ... Read More »