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Tag Archives: social work

Social Work in the News – November 3, 2007

Social work bosses face degree question The Olympian – Olympia,WA But lawmakers questioned the need to follow national standards, noting a lack of evidence that master’s degrees in social work lead to better outcomes for … Social Work building crumbles The Hullabaloo Online, LA The School of Social Work building is facing an investigation into to its state of disrepair. ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – November 30, 2007

BYU protest: Students rally for endangered undergrad social work … Salt Lake Tribune – United States With no warning, administrators in an Oct. 31 letter to faculty announced a decision to immediately “restructure” the School of Social Work . … In a clinical yoga practice, physiology meets philosophy Crosscut – Seattle,WA,USA Hager trained in California as a clinical social worker, ... Read More »

VIDEO: “On Any Given Day – Social Workers Help”

Campaign video highlights important work of social workers   HOW CAN I USE THIS VIDEO? Here are some suggestions on opportunities to use this video: • Conferences • Career Fairs/Career Days • Grand Rounds • Presentations to Senior Management • Student Recruitment • Community and Religious Meetings • Editorial Boards with Newspapers • Health Fairs   WEB 2.0 HELPING THE ... Read More »

3rd Annual NASW Pioneers Program and Luncheon

Over eighty NASW Pioneers and guests attended the third annual NASW Pioneers program and luncheon on October 20, 2007, at the Women’s National Democratic Club in Washington, D.C. Bernice Catherine Harper was Chair of the planning committee with members Catherine Harris, Beryl Carter Rice, Joan 0. Weiss, Kenneth S. Carpenter, Jessie Smith, Elizabeth Watkins, Steve Hornberger, Norma Gray Jones, and ... Read More »

NASW Political Action of Candidate Election

PACE exists for one reason: to elect candidates with strong records on the issues that matter most to social workers. Despite some recent progress, we as social workers see daily how our clients suffer from the government’s lack of support and funding for social programs. With your help, that can change in 2008. Many of you already provide support to ... Read More »

Kid Nation

CBS’s show Kid Nation has created a buzz among child advocates. The premise is 40 children have 40 days to create a community in remote New Mexico in a parent-free environment. They feed themselves, clean their living quarters and start their own businesses. The challenge for these young people is to “stick it out” and prove they can be pioneers ... Read More »