NASW Clinical Team
One of the most frequently asked questions from NASW
members is, “What is NASW doing to advocate for social
workers?” In response to this popular question, the clinical
team developed this advocacy booklet for members.
Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW
The Medicare open enrollment period ends on December 7, 2018. During this period, beneficiaries can review, compare, and switch their prescription drug (Part D) and health coverage. Use this new NASW Practice Alert to help beneficiaries with whom you work understand and navigate open enrollment.
NASW is working with the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and the FrameWorks Institute on an initiative to reframe communications about elder abuse, thereby promoting effective social policy solutions that prevent and address the problem. Read this NASW member–only Practice Perspective to learn how to apply the Reframing Elder Abuse strategy in your own work and to obtain current information, tips, and resources about elder justice.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards to protect the identity of beneficiaries. Read this Practice Alert for the latest information about the New Medicare Card initiative and to learn how you can help your clients obtain and use their cards.
Yael "Ellie" Silverman
The Medicaid program faces multiple threats in Congress and within the administration. Use this NASW tool kit to advocate for the preservation and integrity of Medicaid.
This flyer, updated in October 2017, provides an overview of NASW resources related to social work in aging.
This publication uses Emile Durkheim’s theory of suicide to understand suicidal distress and to identify circumstances that create suicide potential in the elderly.
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