Tag Archives: McClain

IOM report offers recommendations to change shape of service provisions

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Addressing the need for standards in mental health and substance use care is particularly critical given the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act, according to a newly released report by the Institute of Medicine Committee on Developing Evidence-Based Standards for Psychosocial Interventions ... Read More »

ACA summit highlights new opportunities for social work

By Rena Malai, News staff NASW members made up more than half of the attendees at the Social Work and Affordable Care Act Summit, held Feb. 7 in Chicago. NASW CEO Angelo McClain and NASW Senior Practice Associate Stacy Collins represented the association at the event. The invitational conference, which highlighted how the ACA is opening up opportunities for social ... Read More »

NASW’s new CEO has eyes on the future

By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW’s new CEO, Angelo McClain, said he is eager to build on the foundation that social work pioneers have worked hard to achieve. “There are many of us who were around 30 plus years ago when the social work profession did not get the respect it deserved,” said McClain, who started work as NASW’s ... Read More »