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Tag Archives: National Association of Social Workers

Senate Prepares Final Vote on MH Parity Bill

Take Action – Ask Your Senators to Vote for S. 3335 on the Floor The U.S. Senate may consider legislation to improve insurance coverage for mental health and addiction treatment as early as tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29. Please phone your Senators with the quick message below urging them to support this critical mental health and addictions treatment legislation. Background: The ... Read More »

NASW Iowa Chapter is the Recipient of the 2008-2009 Ruth Fizdale Program Grant

For Immediate Release June 20, 2008 Contact: Kelli Soyer 515-277-1117 nasw@iowanasw.org NASW Iowa Chapter is the Recipient of the 2008-2009 Ruth Fizdale Program Grant Presented by the National Association of Social Workers Foundation Des Moines – The National Association of Social Workers Foundation is pleased to announce the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Iowa Chapter as the recipient of ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – June 10, 2008

News Source: Google News Legislators can give youths alternatives to gang life Seattle Post Intelligencer Riva Zeff, MSW, ACSW, is field director and clinical professor in the social work program in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University. On the move Sioux Falls Argus Leader – Sioux Falls, SD Briar Cliff University’s Sylvia Kuennen, professor of social work, ... Read More »

2 CEUs Free – New NASW WebEd course launched today! Open to members and non-members

Achieving Cultural Competence to Reduce Health Disparities in End of Life Care WebEd Course! Now Available! Visit www.naswwebed.org NASW created this course to provide social workers with an overview of differences and disparities in end of life care and how social workers can address these challenges. This course offers social workers an educational tool to use when providing services to ... Read More »

National Association of Social Workers on Facebook and Myspace

NASW is on Facebook and Myspace. Are you? Are you a social worker and social work student on Myspace and Facebook? Send NASW a friend request. Join the Official NASW Facebook group or Myspace group and network with other social work professionals, students, and friends. NASW on Myspace www.myspace.com/socialworkers NASW on Facebook Fan Page – www.facebook.com/pages/National-Association-of-Social-Workers/16695101734 Official NASW Facebook Group ... Read More »

Call for Proposals – SAGE Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to co-sponsor the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging. The conference, presented by AARP, will be held October 12-14, 2008 at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Currently, SAGE is seeking proposals for its Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging, entitled, It’s About ... Read More »

NASW Lobby Days Rally 2008

NASW-CA 20th Annual Legislative Lobby Days Rally March 10 2008- Speaker Carolina Flores LSWN President NASW-CA 20th Annual Legislative Lobby Days Rally March 10 2008 guest speaker Catalina Alvarez MSW student at San Jose State University Read More »

Justices to Consider Death Penalty Issue

The Supreme Court has decided to take on the case that will decide whether the death penalty may be imposed on someone who rapes a child. Patrick Kennedy was sentenced to death for the rape of his 8-year-old stepdaughter in 1998. Until December 2007, Kennedy was the only person on death row for a crime other than murder. NASW, along ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – December 14, 2007

Fighting The Winter Blues WTAP-TV – Parkersburg, WV Often, they crave carbohydrates, sugars or starches, they gain weight at this time of the year,” says Dr. David Schaffer, Clinical Social Worker and … NMSU School of Social Work gets grant to map domestic violence in … Las Cruces Sun-News, NM A team of three NMSU social work students, a social ... Read More »

NASW Celebrates Jane Addams Day

Social Justice Pioneer and Progressive Era Advocate RememberedWashington, D.C. –The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is proud to celebrate Jane Addams Day today, December 10, 2007. This anniversary showcases the achievements of the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and a leader of the 19th and 20th century progressive movement in the United States. Jane ... Read More »