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Practice Alert: Seeking NASW Members to Revise NASW Standards for Palliative & End of Life Care

NASW

Jan 28, 2022

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is establishing a task force that will revise the NASW Standards for Social Work Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care. NASW is seeking individuals with substantive professional experience focused on palliative care, hospice, end-of-life planning and care, grief and bereavement and other relevant areas to join the task force. 

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Smoking: Now Is the Time To Quit

Practice Alert | Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW

Dec 01, 2021

NASW is proud to be a 2021 partner of "I COVID Quit," a campaign created by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Smoking Cessation Leadership Center. NASW is also a member of the National Partnership on Behavioral Health and Tobacco Use, a coalition of about 30 organizations committed to eliminating smoking among people with mental health and substance use disorders.

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Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment for 2022

Practice Alert | Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW

Dec 01, 2021

This year the Open Enrollment Period on HealthCare.gov has been extended and runs from November 1, 2021, to January 15, 2022. For coverage to begin on January 1, 2022, enrollment must be completed by December 15, 2021. Enrollment after December 15 will provide coverage beginning on February 1, 2022.

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NASW Endorses Core Competencies for Frontline Complex Care Providers from the National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs

Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW & Rebecca Koppel, MSW, MPH

Apr 01, 2021

The Core Competencies for Frontline Complex Care Providers, created by the National Center for Complex Health & Social Needs, describe the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to provide quality care for people with complex health and social needs. Complex care is an emerging field of practice in which social workers have particular expertise.

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New Federal Rule Provides Patients with Access to Records

Practice Alert

Mar 24, 2021

The 21st Century Cures Act (Cures) is a bipartisan health care innovation law enacted by Congress in 2016 that includes provisions to promote the free flow of health information and interoperability.

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COVID-19 Vaccines FAQ

Practice Alert | Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW

Jan 22, 2021

In this Practice Alert, NASW provides resources for social workers to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines that are currently available and general eligibility guidelines to access a vaccine in the initial phases of distribution. NASW encourages individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine when they meet their state’s eligibility criteria. NASW is advocating for vaccine access for social workers and populations that are at high-risk for COVID-19, and NASW will continue to monitor federal and state vaccine distribution plans.

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