Social Work in the News – July 2, 2008

Jul 2, 2008

News Source: Google News

Series on child abuse was excellent, but portrayed social worke
Post-Bulletin – Rochester, MN
When child sexual abuse was torn out of the dark corners because a few brave women told their stories, social workers responded to the challenge and found

Not optimistic? Actions a gateway to happiness
The Coloradoan – Fort Collins, CO
Marcia McConnell Ranch, LCSW, is an intentional optimist who takes delight in promoting positive change in individuals and organizations.

Social-worker shortage strains department – Los Angeles, CA
Especially acute is the need for bilingual social workers. Click in the Eyewitness News Story Window above to watch the accompanying video to this story.

Campbell’s longest-serving social worker retires
Lynchburg News and Advance – Lynchburg, VA
So social workers would file pre-trial motions and cases would be heard in the general court, King said. The department was housed in four small rooms

Making Peace with Your College Student
Newswise (press release)
“Often when young adults come home for their first extended leave from college, there can be some conflict in the family,” says Heather Stewart, LCSW,

What addict’s spouse should do … or
Lancaster Newspapers – Lancaster, PA
“They have a hard time telling someone about it, so the woman is isolated,” said Carol Emerson, a licensed clinical social worker with Samaritan Counseling

NASW Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill 2024

NASW Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill 2024

  By Rachel Boyer, MSW, LMSW Ahead of the 2024 NASW National Conference, more than 200 social workers from 36 states and one U.S. Territory attended 172 meetings with Congressional offices in both the U.S. House and Senate on June 18, 2024. The purpose of these...