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Forum on Hiv, Human Rights and Men Who Have Sex With Men

NASW’s EvelynTomaszewski is the moderator for this event. Forum On Hiv, Human Rights And Men Who Have Sex With Men Sponsored by UNAIDS in collaboration with The HIV Policy Working Group on Men Who Have Sex with Men and Other Sexual Minorities Presentations by Dr. Eric Goosby and Michel Sidibé WHAT: To discuss the future of the AIDS response with ... Read More »

Social Work Feedback Requested: Public Engagement Dialogue on the H1N1 Vaccination Program

NASW has been contacted by CDC because they would like the viewpoint of social workers to be included in an upcoming dialogue on the H1N1 Vaccination Program. H1N1 Public Engagement WebDialogues: Aug 26-27 or Aug 31-Sept 1 The CDC invites the public to discuss, deliberate, and offer input as it considers whether to take a “full-throttle” or a “go-easy” approach ... Read More »

Leaders and Lessons to Guide Us

NASW News -Vol. 54, No. 6, June 2009 From the President Leaders and Lessons to Guide Us By James J. Kelly, Ph.D., ACSW, LCSW As my presidency continues, I am privileged to attend events across the country and speak to many social workers. Each time, I reflect on the vital importance of the work that you are doing and your ... Read More »

Murders on American Military Base Counseling Center Include Social Worker

For Immediate Release May 15, 2009 The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) expresses shock and sadness at the recent deaths of five soldiers at a US military counseling clinic in Baghdad, including Navy Commander Charles K. Springle, a licensed clinical social worker.  Cmdr. Springle was based out of the community counseling center at Camp Lejeune before he was deployed ... Read More »

U.S. Senator Mikulski Reintroduces Social Work Reinvestment Act to Honor Dr. Dorothy I. Height

Immediate Release March 27, 2009 Social Workers Celebrate 97th Birthday of Civil Rights and Women’s Rights Leader Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski introduced legislation this week that will strengthen the nation’s workforce of more than half a million professional social workers.  The goal of S. 686 is to ensure access to a range of critical social work services ... Read More »

March 17: World Social Work Day 2009

On behalf of the North American Region of the International Federation of Social Workers, NASW wishes you a happy World Social Work Day 2009. This video was created on behalf of the North American Region of IFSW of which Dr. Jim Kelly, NASW President, is president. The general theme for the World Social Work Day 2009 is “Social Work and ... Read More »

Support Social Work in the Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest workplace charity campaign in the country and the only campaign authorized to solicit and collect contributions from federal employees in the workplace. Nearly four million federal employees and military personnel contribute to the charities of their choice during the annual charity drive, which runs from September 1 through December 15 at federal ... Read More »

Health Care: What issues interest social workers?

Currently, the United States spends more on health care than any other country even though we are ranked 47th in life expectancy and 43rd in child mortality. In addition, over 40 million people are without coverage, including millions of children. Eight out of ten of those uninsured are members of working families and the number continues to grow at an ... Read More »