Reach Potential Employers and Employees in Aging
NASW will host a virtual career fair on March 29. Employers and employees working in aging are welcome to participate.
Don't Miss Early Registration for the 2018 NASW National Conference
Registration is open for the 2018 NASW National Conference, Shaping Tomorrow Together. The conference, which will take place June 20 through 23 in Washington, DC, includes conference track on aging and a preconference addrsessing the Reframing Elder Abuse Project. Register by March 31 to obtain an early-bird discount. Student rates are also available, and students who apply by March 31 to volunteer may be eligible for additional discounts.
The Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program invites social workers to apply for the 2018–2019 program year. The program, which is supported by the Atlantic Philanthropies and the John A. Hartford Foundation and is not affiliated with NASW, equips professionals to influence the development and implementation of health policies that affect older adults. A free informational Webinar for potential applicants will be held on February 9, and informational calls for potential applicants will be held biweekly through March 26. Applications are due by April 15, 2018.
In fall 2017, NASW released its most substantive update of the Code of Ethics since 1996. The publication is available to the public online. The Official National Training on Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics is available to the public on demand. The training itself is free; continuing education units are available for a small fee.
NASW is accepting proposals for its 2018 national conference, Shaping Tomorrow Together, until 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, December 8. Aging is one of the issue areas for which proposals are welcomed.
The NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review hosted a virtual roundtable, "Social Work Ethics in Today’s Political Climate," in April 2017. The program is available to the public on demand.