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Give An Hour Celebration of Service & Student Conference

Give an Hour, as the lead activation partner for the health pillar of the Got Your 6 Campaign, is proud to announce a Celebration of Service, two days of inspiring events to be held in New York City, June 2-3, 2013, which will inaugurate its program to educate, by June of 2014, 100,000 graduate students in mental health disciplines on ... Read More »

MSW students visit NASW as part of curriculum

By Rena Malai, News staff A group of MSW students from the University of Southern California School of Social Work visited the NASW national office in March to learn more about the social work profession. The students are enrolled in Child Development and Social Policy at USC, and spent a week in Washington, D.C., as a part of their class ... Read More »

MSW students lobby to stop practice of juvenile solitary confinement

By Rena Malai, News staff North Koreans used solitary confinement as a way to break down U.S. prisoners of war during the Korean War, broadcast journalist Ted Koppel said recently on “Rock Center with Brian Williams.” Koppel’s report highlighted 17-year-old James Stewart, an incarcerated juvenile who committed suicide after being placed in solitary confinement. Isolation was used as psychological torture ... Read More »

The School Social Work Toolkit, Meet the Author, Alison Varianides Section Webinar

The School Social Work canada pharmacy Toolkit, Meet the Author, Alison Varianides Exclusively for Specialty Practice Section Members Friday, May 10, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • Alison Varianides, LCSW Moderator(s): • Sharon Issurdatt, ACSW, DCSW, LCSW Join your colleagues for a discussion with the author of the NASW Press title, The School ... Read More »

Grant will support training for 25 WVU graduate students

A $476,000 federal grant will help support efforts to expand mental health treatment for three groups considered at-risk in West Virginia — children, active-duty service members and military veterans. The grant is from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. It funds implementation of the Integrated Mental and Behavioral Health Training Program within the ... Read More »

Illinois jobs summit aims to prepare social work students

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social work leaders and educators and human services agencies in Illinois are on a mission to better prepare the state’s social work students for a challenging job market. The NASW Illinois Chapter and the Illinois Association of Deans and Directors hosted a Social Work Jobs Summit in early 2012, and participants are busy collecting ... Read More »

School Challenges: How Parents Can Help

When school beckons after the lazy days of summer, how can parents help their children adjust to the change in a healthy way? WALA-TV-FOX10 in Mobile, Ala., sought the advice of Tabitha Olzinski, a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in child development. Olzinski noted the difficulties parents face in gauging how their children deal with school issues. “We don’t ... Read More »

Older Youth in Foster Care NASW Specialty Practice Sections Webinar

Supporting the Education of Older Youth in Foster Care google sniper review Wednesday, December 07, 2011 Exclusively for NASW Sections Members 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Credit Hours: 1 CEU(s) Presenter: • RoxanaTorrico Meruvia, MSW Moderator(s): • Sharon Issurdatt, ACSW, DCSW, LCSW Too often, older youth in foster care lag behind their peers when it comes to educational attainment. ... 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 hope, ... Read More »

NASW Professional Education and Training Center

NASW Professional Education and Training Center Social Workers helping children and families may be interested in these cheap viagra online courses being offered: •Couples in Crisis: Strategies for High Conflict Relationships •Families in Crisis: Strategies for Defusing, Defining & Problem Solving •Attachment & Trauma in Children & Families: The Latest Prevention, Assessment & Treatment Strategies Visit http://nasw.inreachce.com to view the ... Read More »