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From the President
Human Rights and Human Needs
By Elvira Craig de Silva, DSW, ACSW

Prisoner Reentry: Reclaiming the Challenge
Professionals Often Have Criminal Justice Backgrounds
Social work is well-suited to addressing the needs of reentering prisoners.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

3rd Campaign Ad Debuts
Unveiled at Oncology Social Work Conference
Several chapters placed billboards promoting the profession around their states.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Toolbox a Ray of Hope
More than 550,000 toolbox tape sets and audio CDs have been distributed free of charge.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

News Wins 2nd EXCEL

Ruling Alleviates Provider Concerns
The decision is "very good for social workers."
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

N. America Groups Will Meet in July
NASW-USA and Canada's association will explain joint efforts at the IFSW conference meeting.

6 Chapters to Offer Workshops on Cancer
The workshops build on NASW's online cancer course.

23rd U.N. Day Held
Social Work Day Has Grown
This year's event focused on poverty, violence and disaster response.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Levy Headed 1979 Revision of Ethics Code
Charles S. Levy wrote many books and articles on social work ethics.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Health Care Workforce Examined
The special report included seven key findings about social workers who work in health care settings and their clients.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Cancer Symposium Focuses on Underserved
The symposium brings together people who are passionate about cancer-related issues.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Program Addresses Health Concerns in Rural Areas
NASW's Clark Speaks at CREEK Colloquium on Health Disparities in Kentucky
"If the problem is in the community, the solution is in the community."

End-of-Life Pain Management Is Examined
An estimated 100,000 people at 1,159 sites viewed the teleconference.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Practice Updates: Medicare Pay, Foster Care
Practice updates are available through NASW Specialty Practice Sections.
By Paul R. Pace. News Staff

Legal Articles Cover CIGNA Case, End-of-Life Choices
A new article summarizes NASW's position on end-of-life issues.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Louisiana Chapter Lobbies

Senate 'Toss-Up'

Social Work in the Public Eye

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