Tag Archives: media

NASW member wins best documentary

By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW member Sherry Saturno won Best Documentary Film in NASW’s annual Media Awards this year. “Human Investment” examines what drives physicians, nurses, social workers, educators, and other professionals to invest themselves in helping others. “I wanted to try to understand what motivates professionals to invest themselves in the humanity of care,” Saturno said of ... Read More »

Expert referral list to be expanded for Social Work Month

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are engaged in a variety of fields and specialties. To help highlight this important detail, NASW is expanding its expert referral list for National Professional Social Work Month, which is celebrated every March. “All People Matter” is this year’s theme for the campaign that promotes the value of social work and puts ... Read More »

Social workers often incorrectly identified in media

By Paul R. Pace, News staff As a former freelance journalist, Anita Doberman said she rarely read or heard the term social work used in a positive light. Journalist colleagues never brought to her attention that there could be a difference between a social worker and a government employee, she said. “It was never on the radar,” Doberman said. “Most ... Read More »

NASW building media education campaign

By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW and its chapters are building an education campaign this fall that promotes clarification of social work title protection in news stories and headlines so that social workers are not misrepresented in the media. When headlines incorrectly state that a social worker is to blame for misbehavior, the social work profession suffers from the ... Read More »

Tell us about social workers in the News.

Have you (or someone you know) been quoted in the media about your social work skills? NASW members are highlighted in each issue of the NASW News about the ways they help people overcome challenges and the important contributions they make to society. NASW News welcomes submissions for “Social Work in the Public” Eye section. Send any news links and details ... Read More »

Seeking Social Work in the Public Eye Submissions

Have you or someone you know been quoted in the media about his or her social work skills? NASW members are highlighted in each issue of the NASW News about the ways they help people overcome challenges and the important contributions they make to society. NASW News welcomes submissions for the “Social Work in the Public” Eye section. Send any news links ... Read More »

Social Worker Honored by Connecticut NAACP

NASW News’ “Social Work in the Public Eye” noted the NAACP Connecticut state conference named Salome Raheim one of the 100 Most Influential Blacks in Connecticut for 2011, according to a story published in the Norwalk Press. Raheim, who is dean of the University of Connecticut’s school of social work and serves as co-chair of the Provost’s Commission on Institutional ... Read More »

Media Awards Part of Social Work Month

By Paul R. Pace, NEWS Staff Encouraging newspapers, broadcast stations and online resources to help spread the word about the important role social workers play in society has been a tradition of National Professional Social Work Month, which is celebrated each March. The outreach effort relies on thousands of social workers from coast to coast to use local media resources ... Read More »

Submissions for “Social Work in the Public Eye”

Have you or someone you know been quoted in the media about your social work skills? NASW members are highlighted in each issue of the NASW News about the ways they help people overcome challenges and the important contributions they make to society. NASW News welcomes submissions for its “Social Work in the Public Eye” section. Send any news links ... Read More »