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Supervisory leaders in aging complete training

  By Paul R. Pace, News staff The population of Floridians over age 85 is expected to double by 2020, says Jim Akin, executive director of the NASW Florida Chapter. “Services to older adults continues to be a challenge,” Akin said. “The number of people living here are getting older and people moving here are older.” NASW, with funding from ... 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 »

Upcoming News: October NASW NEWS

Look for these articles in the upcoming October issue, available soon at NASW NEWS online. From the Director: “Death Panel” Rhetoric Moves Us Backward By Elizabeth J. Clark, PhD, ACSW, MPH America is described by experts as a death-avoiding society – but only when we are talking about the physical death of a loved one. Out of touch with death ... Read More »

Leaders and Lessons to Guide Us

NASW News -Vol. 54, No. 6, June 2009 From the President Leaders and Lessons to Guide Us By James J. Kelly, Ph.D., ACSW, LCSW As my presidency continues, I am privileged to attend events across the country and speak to many social workers. Each time, I reflect on the vital importance of the work that you are doing and your ... Read More »