NASW News Releases

Entries for 2010

Nov 18, 2010

Tricia Bent-Goodley of Howard University’s School of Social Work: “When it comes to teen pregnancy, we don’t hear the reasons for the choice they made.” NASW is hosting conferences across the country with support from the United Nations Foundation to promote greater attention to the rights of women and girls on a global level.

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Nov 17, 2010

Social worker Kathy Gurland is heartbroken over the lack of social worker characters on TV. “I happen to love ‘House,’ but where is the social worker?” she said.

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Nov 16, 2010

The U.S. Administration on Aging recently released a toolkit to help organizations, including those that employ social workers, plan and implement culturally competent services for older adults and family caregivers.

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Nov 15, 2010

NASW Executive Director Elizabeth J. Clark admits that prior to leading a People to People social work delegation to Russia in August, she had a distorted, preconceived idea of what life is like in the former communist country.

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Nov 14, 2010

“An economic crisis alone does not cause domestic violence; however, economic stress can exacerbate an already precarious situation,” it says. “In addition, the loss of a job, home, or car can reduce a victim’s ability to leave an abusive situation.”

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Nov 13, 2010

Topics: Desperate for Services, What Are the Solutions?

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Nov 12, 2010

Traversing the country, wending from a small town to the big city, isn’t the only long journey Hart has made in her life; she’s come a considerable way from a childhood spent first in poverty and then in foster care. Hart, now a social worker, currently works for Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.

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Nov 11, 2010

“These standards are designed to enhance social work practice with family caregivers of older adults and to help the public understand the role of professional social work in supporting family caregivers,” the introduction to the standards states.

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Nov 10, 2010

NASW continues to address the prevention of child abuse and child neglect fatalities as an active member of the National Coalition to End Child Abuse Deaths.

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Nov 09, 2010

CommPartners provides the online platform for NASW’s Lunchtime and Specialty Practice Sections webinars.

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