Tag Archives: technology

Adobe seeks social workers’ input on new mobile tools

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Adobe Systems is a California software company known for popular software products like Photoshop and Illustrator, but it also has a hand in helping social workers and caseworkers simplify their job duties. Adobe recently teamed up with NASW’s Specialty Practice Sections to host a webinar to seek social workers’ input on the next generation ... Read More »

Special White House Event: Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

From PublicEngagement@epa.gov Special Announcement The White House Council on Women and Girls On Tuesday, April 24th, 2012, from 10:30am to 11:30am EDT, The White House Council on Women and Girls will host a special White House event on girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This event is designed to inspire girls to study STEM subjects and pursue STEM ... Read More »

New Law Note Addresses Client Confidentiality

NASW News exclusive: By Paul R. Pace, News Staff As the age of communication possibilities continues to expand, maintaining client confidentiality for social workers is a paramount concern. Protection of clients’ confidential information is not only a social work cornerstone, it is also a legal obligation, according to the latest NASW General Counsel Law Note, Client Confidentiality and Privileged Communications, ... Read More »

Social Work & Social Media: Where are the Ethical Boundaries?

The NASW News recently posted an article about social media’s impact on the social work profession.  This article discussed both the ups and downs of social media, highlighting the benefits of recruiting social workers and increasing communication among professionals.  In the technology world, exciting new therapeutic possibilities via new technologies, such as Skype, are becoming more and more prevalent. These ... Read More »

Social Work in the News – January 24, 2008

Top Five Signs Technological Gadgets Are Ruining Your Relationships Newswise (press release) … have personal connections and use coping skills in face-to-face interactions,” says John O’Neill, LCSW, LCDC, CSAT, director of addictions services for … After body found in lake, who was she? Chicago Tribune Robyn was from Milwaukee, had attended Boston University and, with a 2006 master’s in social ... Read More »