Health Related Resources

Commonwealth Fund ROI Calculator for Partnerships to Address the Social Determinants of Health

The Commonwealth Fund

May 25, 2018

This calculator is designed to assist community-based organizations and their medical partners in creating mutually advantageous financial arrangements for funding the delivery of social services to high-need, high-cost (HNHC) populations. These complex care populations are likely to benefit most from a holistic model of care that addresses the social determinants of health. This financial tool will calculate the return on investment (ROI) from integrating social services with medical care.

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National Center for Health in Public Housing Resources

May 03, 2018

The National Center for Health in Public Housing provides training and technical assistance to strengthen the capacity of federally-funded health centers to increase access to health care, eliminate health disparities, and enhance health care delivery for the millions of residents of public and assisted housing. The National Center for Health in Public Housing hosts educational webinars to keep our community health center clinicians and others up to date on the latest issues, trends and developments affecting health care delivery to the medically underserved.

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CDC Tips From Former Smokers Partnership

May 02, 2018

NASW is a proud partner of the Tips From Former Smokers Campaign. The CDC recognizes the important role of behavioral health providers in promoting smoking cessation and has a page dedicated to resources for individuals with mental health conditions.

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National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program

Mar 21, 2018

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is open to Licensed Clinical Social Workers.  The program is for clinicians who are fully trained and licensed to provide culturally competent, interdisciplinary primary health care services to underserved populations located in selected Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) identified by the Secretary of HHS. HPSAs can be found in rural and urban communities across the nation. In return, the NHSC LRP assists clinicians in their repayment of outstanding qualifying educational loans.  

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Climate Health Solutions Conference

Mar 20, 2018

NASW is an affiliate member of The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health. NASW is a co-sponsor of its annual meeting, Climate Health Solutions, that will take place on April 9-10, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia. The meeting will include briefings on the health effects of climate change and presentations on a range of solutions, including carbon pricing, accelerating the transition to clean energy, and greening the health sector. 

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Social Work HEALS: Social Work Healthcare Education And Leadership Scholars

Social Work HEALS

Sep 01, 2017

Social Work HEALS began in 2015 and is a joint initiative of the NASW and CSWE, which works to strengthen the education and training of future health care social workers.

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