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2016 Social Work Month Multimedia Contest: Louisiana National Guard Suicide Prevention

During National Social Work Month in March the National Association of Social Workers asked social workers to use media, including photos, videos, writings and spoken word, to express how they live up to this year’s theme “Forging Solutions Out of Challenges.” Here is a photo and essay entry from Angela Huval, MSW, LCSW about an initiative from the Louisiana National ... Read More »

Chapter helps spread NASW Foundation/Lambda training statewide

By Rena Malai NASW’s Louisiana Chapter has launched a training initiative to help lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth across the state. The program — which is funded by the Tides Foundation — is part of a “train the trainer” initiative that NASW developed after the NASW Foundation and the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund teamed up in ... 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 »