Carrie Dorn, LMSW, MPA
Climate change is affecting the way people live and contributing to physical and mental health conditions. Social workers can integrate knowledge about the environment into practice to help individuals understand and manage the health consequences of climate change.
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.
In December 2018, a judgement was issued in a case regarding the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and determined the ACA to be invalid. This ruling threatens health insurance access and consumer protections for millions of people. It is expected that the decision will be challenged and the ACA remains in effect as the case moves through the courts.
Open enrollment for health insurance coverage in 2019 begins on November 1st 2018 and goes through December 15th 2018 on the Health Insurance Marketplace.
NASW Office of Ethics and Professional Review
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.
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.
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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