Congressional briefing on preventing mistreatment of Newborn Intensive Care Unit infants

Jun 15, 2017

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NASW invites you to participate in a Congressional briefing that identifies strategies to prevent child maltreatment of infants from the Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

The briefing will enhance awareness about NICU families, identify their unique needs and review program and policy solutions that promote positive parenting outcomes.  The briefing will highlight policies and legislation that can support NICU families.

The briefing will be held June 27 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 121 at the Cannon House Office Building, 27 Independence Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20003. CLICK HERE TO RSVP! 


JaNeen Cross, DSW, Social Work HEALS Policy Fellow, National Association of Social Workers


Jenne’ Johns, MPH, NICU Parent & Author

Chavis Patterson, PhD, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Angela Patterson Jones, MD, FAAP, Neonatologists, DC Metro Area

Uma Ahluwalia , MSW, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services

 In collaboration with the Congressional Social Work Caucus and supported by NASW Foundation, CSWE, NAPSW, & New York Community Trust