Health Practice Tools

Practice Alert- 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Oct 30, 2018

Open enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2019 begins on November 1st 2018 and goes through December 15th 2018 on the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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8 Ethical Considerations for Working with People Affected by HIV/AIDS

NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review

Sep 16, 2018

These tips describe ethical considerations for social workers and provide guidance and resources to assist with promoting ethical practice when working with HIV/AIDS-affected people and communities.

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Practice Alert- Quitlines for Tobacco Cessation: A Compliment to Social Work

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Sep 14, 2018

Social workers are well-suited to deliver tobacco cessation interventions and can offer quitlines as an additional resource to clients who use tobacco products. Quitlines are a free, accessible resource to help individuals achieve their goal to be smoke-free.

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An Overview of Physician Aid in Dying and the Role of Social Workers

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Jun 01, 2018

When adopted at the state level, physician aid in dying (PAD) is a process that allows physicians to write a prescription for a terminally ill person to self-administer medication to end his or her life. Now legal in several states, it’s important for social workers to understand the PAD process and its legal, clinical, and ethical practice implications.

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Practice Alert- National Healthcare Decisions Day 2018

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Mar 26, 2018

National Healthcare Decisions Day is on Monday, April 16th and begins a week of engagement to consider the importance of advance care planning for yourself, family members and clients.

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Be Alert to Tobacco Advertisements

Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA

Jan 09, 2018

From November 2017 through March 2018, tobacco companies are issuing “corrective statements” about the negative health effects of smoking.

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