How To Volunteer To Help Immigrant Children Separated from Family
Social workers interested in helping immigrants who have been separated from their family members have a wealth of opportunities.
NASW Professional Development
Save the Date: Treatment and Management of Opioid Addiction
Presenters: Maurice S. Fisher, Sr., Ph.D., LCSW, LSATP, and David Geho, LSATP, LMHP
Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 1 – 2:30 pm (ET)
This webinar is designed to review the current state of opioid
addiction in America and explain some of the best psychosocial clinical
practices. Social workers will learn how to use harm reductive methods
to help reduce the addicted person's negative risk to self and society.
Learn more about FASD and how to prevent, identify and manage FASD impairments. These free courses are designed for busy practitioners; they're easy to access, with brief modules. Because FASD affects children and adults across systems of care, course content is appropriate for clinicians in diverse practice settings. Offered by the Centers for Disease Control. NASW is national partner in CDC’s Collaborative for Alcohol-Free Pregnancy.
Practice Perspectives: An Overview of Physician Aid in Dying and the Role of Social Workers
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. It’s important for social workers to understand
the PAD process and its legal, clinical, and ethical practice implications.