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The caption of a September photo headlined "NASW, ICSW Directors Meet" misidentified the executive director of the International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW). The executive director is Denys Correll, who was second from the left in the photo.


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Trauma Work's Impact, Custody and Violence, Sudden-Death Responses, Child Sexual Abuse 'Wars', Terrorism's Victims, Client Violence

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From the Director
Social Work and Human Rights
By Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., ACSW, MPH

Retirement Opens New Doors for Many
Staying Involved, Exploring Longtime Interests
An Illinois Chapter project taps retired social workers as a resource.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Membership Renewal Via Web Is Available

Child Welfare Initiative Starts
The initiative will "help focus on the contributions of the social work workforce."
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

NASW to Tackle Public Image
Multi-Year Awareness Campaign to Be Planned
"It is crucial that we get the message out about the importance of social work."
By John V. O'Neill, MSW, News Staff

Journals Go Online
Subscribers will have three options: online, print or a combination.

HIPAA Deadline Is Oct. 16
Standardized electronic transactions are expected to expedite claims payments.

Conference Targets Career Development
An invitational meeting focuses on advancing social workers as senior executives.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Licensure Requires Social Work Degrees
Once, people with high school diplomas could be licensed as social work associates.
By John V. O'Neill, MSW, News Staff

Advocacy Network Listserv Relaunched
Those who join will receive updates and action alerts.

Credential-Based Pay Boosts Backed
Two legislatures agree that school social workers with NASW certifications should be paid more.
By John V. O'Neill, MSW, News Staff

Association Supporting AARP Projects
"NASW seems like the perfect place to find volunteers with the skills we need," says AARP.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Second-Parent Adoptions Ruled Beneficial
California's Supreme Court calls second-parent adoptions good public policy.

Prescription Coverage Is Scrutinized
NASW favors a blend of the best from the House and Senate bills.

Two Social Workers Are Sanctioned
Dual relationships and unprofessional conduct figure in complaints.

Bill Boosts Social Work in Schools
Teachers asked for stationary social workers in their schools.
By John V. O'Neill, MSW, News Staff

Oncology Social Work Strategies Identified
Focus groups identified two major barriers to translating research into practice.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Section Publishes New Private Practice Guide
The guide covers third-party payers, recordkeeping, technology and more.

Parent Investigation Nixed
Ruling of Insufficient Grounds Called 'Narrow'
NASW asserted that the case called into question basic premises of child protection.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Rapid-Assessment Instruments Manual Compiled
Nobody before has identified and classified most RAIs for easy practitioner reference.
By John V. O'Neill, MSW, News Staff

Social Work in the Public Eye

Building Alliances

Keeping King's Legacy Alive

Students See Hill's Workings

Letters to the Editor


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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:
Gary Bailey, MSW

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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