Tag Archives: Rep. Barbara Lee

NASW commends lawmakers for introducing bill to improve mental health care for older Americans; update Medicare reimbursement to social workers

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to announce Congressional social work champions introduced legislation today that will improve older Americans’ access to mental health services by updating the way the Medicare Program reimburses clinical social workers. We urge our members, the wider social work community, and allies of the social work profession to take part in activities to ... Read More »

NASW joins letter to Obama urging police reforms in aftermath of Ferguson shooting

The National Association of Social Workers has joined more than 1,300 other organizations and individuals in signing a letter urging the Obama Administration to make reforms to end police violence in light of the shooting of an unarmed African American teenager in Ferguson, Mo. The letter was published in the Washington Post. Others who have signed the letter include social worker ... Read More »

NASW Statement on World Social Work Day 2014

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is today celebrating World Social Work Day 2014 by urging social workers in the United States and around the world to use their skills and talents to help solve social and economic crises. NASW, the nation’s largest group of professional social workers, also wants to remind the public of the social work profession’s ... Read More »

Rep. Lee, Social Worker and Chair of the CBC Leading the Special Order on Job Creation Tonight

Wednesday, December 09, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: J. Jioni Palmer WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Congressional Black Caucus will be on the House Floor TONIGHT to discuss job creation in the African American community. The Special Order Hour will be anchored by CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee (D-CA). The Special Order Hour will be broadcast on C-SPAN. WHAT: Special ... Read More »