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Tag Archives: social work

Submissions for “Social Work in the Public Eye”

Have you or someone you know been quoted in the media about your social work skills? NASW members are highlighted in each issue of the NASW News about the ways they help people overcome challenges and the important contributions they make to society. NASW News welcomes submissions for its “Social Work in the Public Eye” section. Send any news links ... Read More »

LGBT Parents Hurt by Misguided Policies

Children in the United States with at least one LGBT parent have to endure social stigma and unfair legal, economic, and healthcare treatment due to misguided public policies, according to a recent report. The report, “All Children Matter: How Legal and Social Inequalities Hurt LGBT Families,” was written by the Movement Advancement Project, a think tank that focuses on LGBT ... Read More »

Social Worker Recalls 9/11 Response

NASW News’ “Social Work in the Public Eye” features Thomas “Tab” Ballis. He was interviewed by Jemila Ericson for WHQR Public Radio in Wilmington, N.C., as part of the station’s special coverage of the centennial remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacks. Ballis, a licensed clinical social worker in Wilmington, explained that he spent time at a Ground Zero ... Read More »

Social Work Hospice Leaders Gain Recognition

Several social workers have recently received national recognition for their leadership in hospice and palliative care. Tracy Schroepfer, associate professor and director for the part-time MSW program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Social Work, was selected earlier this year to serve on the steering committee of the National Quality Forum’s Palliative Care and End-of-Life Care Project. NASW and ... Read More »

Women in the Criminal Justice System NASW Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Bio-psychosocial Needs of Women in the Criminal Justice System Thursday, November 10, 2011 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • Melvin Wilson, LCSW, MBA Sponsored by NASW’s Social Work and the Courts Specialty Practice Sections This webinar will focus on the critical roles social workers play in responding to the bio-psychosocial needs of women in ... Read More »

Social Work Webinar Ending Homelessness NASW Lunchtime Series

Philadelphia’s Ten Year Plan: A Working Model to End Homelessness Tuesday, November 08, 2011 NASW Social Worker Members Can Register Now 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) In 2005, the city of Philadelphia and partners completed the 10-Year Plan to cialis 100mg End Homelessness: Creating Homes, Strengthening Communities, and Improving Systems. This webinar will discuss the ... Read More »

NASW Supports the End of the War in Iraq

President Obama recently announced that U.S. troops will return home from Iraq by the end of this year. After nearly nine years, the war in Iraq will end. According to the White House, “The war in Iraq came with tremendous cost. More than a million Americans served in Iraq, and nearly 4,500 gave their lives in service to the rest ... Read More »

Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work Practice Conference

NASW Specialty Practice Section Members and social workers in practice Save the Date for this upcoming conference hosted by NASW. Registration begins January 2012. Restoring Hope: The Power of Social Work July 22-25, 2012 Marriott Wardman Park Hotel how to learn chinese language Washington, DC Don't Miss the Major Practice Conference of 2012. Social work is the profession of best ... Read More »

Wondering How Your Caseload Compares to That of Other Case Managers?

New Caseload Capacity Calculator Free to NASW Members NASW is pleased to announce the launch of the Caseload Capacity Calculator (CLC). This software, developed by Consulting Management Innovators, Inc. (CMI), builds on the Caseload Concept Paper and Matrix published by NASW and the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) in 2008 and on a 2011 survey of NASW members. From ... Read More »

Social Work Webinar Lunchtime Series

Social Work Webinar Lunchtime Series learn Chinese online Social Workers and Family Law Issues for Same-Sex Couples Tuesday, October 04, 2011 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET Credit Hours: 1.5 CEU(s) This presentation will review the fast-changing area of family law as it pertains to social workers who provide services to gay and lesbian couples who are thinking of marriage, ... Read More »