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From the Director
Social Work Pride Improves Image
By Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., ACSW, MPH

Skills Said Useful in Elected Positions
Colleagues Enter a Range of Public Offices
“I’m not a politician; I’m just somebody who’s doing a public service.”
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

NASW Launches Workforce Initiative
The long-term objective is helping social workers make a better living.
By John V. O’Neill, MSW, News Staff

Profession Celebrates Its Power
The theme focuses on the essential social work tenet of empowerment.

Gala Focuses on Child Welfare
Contributions demonstrate broad support from the human services arena.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Certification Is Required by Navy
NASW’s case management certification was launched in 2000.

NASW Joins Brief on Prison Visitation
Some prisoners could be denied any visits with their children.
By John V. O’Neill, MSW, News Staff

Health, Sexuality Examined
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Policies Cited
NASW uses collaborative relationships and other methods to address issues.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Notable Social Work Figures Die

History Projects Start Up Across U.S.
Interest in social work history emerges spontaneously.
By John V. O’Neill, MSW, News Staff

NASW, V.A. Hold Video Teleconference
The program presented an action-based model of culturally competent, integrated services.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

V.A., NASW Confer on Hill Strategy
The V.A. is a good illustration of how social workers can be integrated into health care.

Social Workers Report for Military Duty
The military is a top career for those on the go who don’t mind moving often.
By John V. O’Neill, MSW, News Staff

Kit on Adolescent Health Unveiled
Promoting environments that foster adolescents’ health is the goal.

Social Work in the Public Eye

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Managing Editor:
M. Scott Moss

John V. O'Neill, MSW, naswnews@naswdc.org

Lyn Stoesen

Lyn Fredrickson Carter
naswads@naswdc.org, fax: (202)336-8312

Jim Snyder
(703) 764-5949

NASW President:
Terry Mizrahi, MSW, Ph.D.

Executive Director
Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., ACSW

Director, Publications Division:
Cheryl Bradley

Publications Manager
and Editor-in-Chief:
Paula Delo

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