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Tag Archives: pain

Pain Awareness Month 2016

Posted September 22, 2016 The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have identified pain as a significant public health challenge that affects tens of millions of people in the United States every year (Institute of Medicine, 2011). Pain Awareness Month, which NASW observes this September, offers social workers an opportunity to educate both colleagues and clients about pain—and to ... Read More »

NASW Endorses National Report Advocating For Care Of Chronic Pain

Recommendations Include Social Work Training and Mental Health Parity In November 2009, a panel of experts released a report calling for increased interdisciplinary training on pain care and other systemic reforms to improve treatment of chronic pain throughout the United States. The panel was convened by the Mayday Fund, a family foundation dedicated to reducing human suffering caused by pain. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 22, 2008

News Source: Google News Social Workers Honor William C. Bell with the International Rhoda … SunHerald.com – Biloxi, MS “For more than 25 years, William Bell has been a tireless advocate for the welfare of children and an exemplary representative of social work values,” says … The pain of it all Daily Inter Lake – Kalispell, MT The psychological aspects ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 19, 2007

LivHOME Releases Holiday Episode Of The Senior Care Podcast By LivHOME Emediawire (press release) – Ferndale, WA Steve Barlam, LivHOME’s chief professional officer and a licensed clinical social worker with more than 20 years of geriatric care management experience, … Combating the Chronic ‘Reign of Pain’ Salem-News.Com – OR By Barry-Lee Coyne, LCSW for Salem-News.com In some cases, but not ... Read More »