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NASW will livestream portions of its 2016 National Conference on June 22-25, allowing subscribers to remotely access some of the stellar conference keynote speakers and plenary and breakout sessions that focus on social work leadership, social justice and equity, excellence in ethics, clinical social work practice, and innovations in social work practice.
NASW President Darrell Wheeler, Ph.D., ACSW, MPH, today was appointed vice chairman of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA), a group that gives the White House recommendations on how to effectively implement the Updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy.
The New York Community Trust (NYCT), one of the nation’s largest community foundations, has renewed a grant through the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) to educate and train more social workers to strengthen the delivery of healthcare services in the United States.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is both dismayed and disappointed by the legislative actions taken by Mississippi, North Carolina, and Tennessee to deny equal treatment of LGBT individuals and families.
The nation’s leading mental health professional organizations are expressing dismay over the spate of recent bills and laws that would allow for individuals and businesses to deny services, employment and housing to LGBT people under the guise of religious freedom.
NASW commends social worker Douglas Brooks for his leadership and vision as director of the White House Office on National HIV/AIDS Policy. Brooks, MSW, LCSW, completed his tenure at the office on March 24, 2016.
NASW has joined five organizations to sign on to an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of overturning a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Texas v. United States that blocked President Obama’s executive order to expand immigration deferred action programs.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and its state chapters are honoring National Social Work Month in March with the theme “Forging Solutions out of Challenges” and activities that celebrate the profession, including state conferences and social events, an editorial letter writing campaign, official proclamations, a multimedia contest, and opportunities for social workers to host movie screening events around the nation.
The National Association of Social Workers has joined six other child and family advocacy organizations to sign a letter from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) urging South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard and other governors not to approve legislation that discriminates against students who are transgender.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) has opened registration for its 2016 National Conference in Washington, D.C. on June 22-25, an event that will bring together more than 2,300 social workers and allied professions for professional development, continuing education credits, and networking.