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Free Question and Answer Discussions about the recent revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

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The revised NASW Code of Ethics went into effect January 1, 2018. These revisions reflect the most substantive changes to the Code since 1996. The 2017 revisions to the Code focus largely on the use of technology and the implications of technology for ethical practice. Nineteen sections of the Code were affected. Make sure you know how these significant changes ... Read More »

Job-training program includes self-esteem boost

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are known for having skills to help people overcome challenges. There are also social workers who specialize in connecting people with one of life’s basic needs: a living-wage job that can boost self-worth. And Project IOWA is one of the places where you can find these social workers. Project IOWA (Iowa Opportunities ... Read More »

Chapters weigh in on suicide assessment mandates

By Paul R. Pace, News staff Washington became the first state in the nation to require suicide assessment and management training for licensed social workers, therapists, counselors and psychologists. The Matt Adler Suicide Assessment, Treatment, and Management Act was signed into law in 2012 and went into effect in January. The statute, which was amended to include other health professions, such ... Read More »

Webinar: Reaching Teens in Therapy: Evidence Based Practice for Clinicians

Effective work with adolescents requires particular skill sets and knowledge.  In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding of the multidimensional developmental tasks and growth taking place in this stage of life, evidence-based relational approaches to effectively engage teens in treatment, and gain strategies for addressing the unique challenges in working with this population.  This webinar benefits clinical social workers ... Read More »

NASW Social Work CEU’s – Working with LGBTQ populations

NASW members are asking: “Since June is Pride Month and that’s brought about an awareness of the LGBTQ population in my city, does NASW have any kind of training that could help me in my work?” CE Opportunities are available.  Contributed by NASW staff and the NASW-Wisconsin Chapter, you may want to consider getting your continuing education credits through the ... Read More »

HRSA grants to help build social work profession

By Rena Malai, News staff The Health Resources and Services Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded 24 schools of social work and psychology with grants totaling $9.8 million. The grants, through the Mental and Behavioral Health Education and Training Grants Program, were  made possible by the Affordable Care Act. According to HHS, mental ... Read More »

New York State Chapter leads training initiative

By Paul R. Pace, News Staff An effort to improve the skills of social workers and other community mental health professionals in addressing the mental health concerns of returning war veterans and their families has grown into a wide-ranging initiative in New York State. Reinaldo Cardona, executive director of the NASW New York State Chapter, said he and his staff ... Read More »

Need social work CEs? Visit www.manexa.com/naswdc for New Courses

New at the NASW Professional Education and Training Center – Research supports positive outcomes when using DBT particularly with clients who have symptoms of BPD. The Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Series includes of 3 separate courses, 1 of which qualifies for ethics credits. The courses are on-demand and remain available to you for 90 days with purchase. DBT Series: Ethics ... Read More »

Political Social Work Training Opportunity

The University of Connecticut, School of Social Work Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work is hosting its 15th Annual Campaign School on Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 in West Hartford, CT. Since 1996, the Campaign School has trained more than 400 social workers in creating effective campaign strategies and running successful political campaigns. University of Connecticut ... Read More »

Free NASW WebEd Course: An Advanced Course in Ethics and Malpractice Risk for Social Workers – 3 Credits

NASW has launched a new web education course for members titled . The new NASW WebEd course is free to members and offers 3.0 continuing education credits to social workers who complete and pass the test. NASW developed this course to take social workers beyond a basic understanding of the NASW Code of Ethics. This advanced course will identify steps ... Read More »