Tag Archives: public health

Social Work in This Unprecedented Time

Woman With Wear Talking On The Phone.

March 20, 2020 The three largest social work organizations in the United States are calling social work practitioners, students, faculty, employers, regulators, policy makers, and all interested parties to action. The Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), and the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) acknowledge that we are all living in a ... Read More »

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

Because HIV, HCV, and HBV are all blood-borne infections transmitted through similar patterns of behavior, co-infection is an important emerging  public health issue. About 3 million adults in the United States are infected with Hepatitis C, most of which are baby boomers. However, between 65-75% of those infected with Hepatitis C are unaware of their infection, and lack of medical ... Read More »

NASW Cosponsors Public Health Briefing

On March 2, over 80 congressional staff and interested organizations participated in the 6th annual Public Health Briefing 101 entitled, Building Capacity to Meet America’s Mounting Health Needs hosted by the Coalition for Health Funding.   The briefing provided information about the public health continuum and its needs.  NASW was a cosponsor of the briefing.  To view the presentation of the ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – April 7, 2009

Source: Google News Anna Leski of Sparta seeks job in social work The Star-Ledger – NJ.com – Newark, NJ It allows me to focus on growth and life without the emotional ties associated with social work. What Im reading: “Our Life in Gardens,” by Joe Eck and … Social worker posts more attractive People’s Daily Online – Beijing, China The ... Read More »