Social Workers in the News – February 11, 2009

Feb 11, 2009

SD Legislature committee refers social work bill
USD Volante Online – Vermillion, SD
As the Senate version of HB 1091, which would appropriate funds toward a master of social work degree program in higher education, Senate bill 72 will be

Hard times steer some toward social work
The Post-Standard – – Syracuse, NY
Employment of social workers is expected to grow 22 percent by 2016, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Get a grip: They love him not
The Newark Advocate – Newark, OH
A desired outcome must be something over which you have control,” explains Loren Gelberg-Goff, LCSW, a private-practice marriage counselor in River Edge,

Social work program provides jobs
MU The Parthenon – Huntington,WV
A Bachelor of Social Work or a Master of Social Work degree provides students in the social work field with an opportunity to choose from a variety of jobs

If you think foreclosure has nothing to do with you, think again
Baltimore Examiner – Baltimore, MD
Nationally known motivational speaker and expert Reeta Wolfsohn is the founder of the financial social work discipline

Hawaii Chapter Steps Up to Help After Maui Wildfires

Hawaii Chapter Steps Up to Help After Maui Wildfires

By Alison Laurio Wildfires on Hawaii’s Maui Island in August killed at least 114 people, forced tens of thousands of residents and tourists to evacuate, and devastated the historic resort city of Lahaina. Major news outlets on August 21 called it the “deadliest U.S....