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NASW Election This Spring

Ballots for the election of NASW board and nominations committee members will be mailed this month. Online voting will be an option. For the slate and candidates' information: Governance


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Bereavement Teleconference

Earn 2.0 continuing education units at the Hospice Foundation of America's live-via-satellite National Bereavement Teleconference on April 16, 2008, 1:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time. The teleconference will focus on ways social workers and others can best support children and adolescents as they cope with loss and grief. For details: Hospice Foundation of America


Sanctions in Force

NASW adjudicates certain allegations of violations of its Code of Ethics by members, and if violations are found, may impose sanctions. For the current list of sanctions of public notification imposed within the past 10 years that remain in force: Sanctions in Force


This Month In Social Work

Demographic Profile, Native Hawaiians, New Social Services, Openness in Adoption, Sexual Trafficking, Expert Testimony, Code of Ethics, Antisocial Clients

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From the President
Celebrate World Social Work Day
By Elvira Craig de Silva, DSW, ACSW

Teaming Up for Case Management
Case Management a Function of Many Social Work Jobs
NASW and CMSA have been working together on a number of projects.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Reinvestment Act Introduced in Congress
"This is one of the most important issues we've ever brought forward."
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Chapters Do Their Part
The Mississippi Chapter held a "social worker salary rally" at the state capitol.

Survey Finds Women Under Stress
The data come from a survey of social workers and sandwich generation women's journals.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

NASW Sets Legislative Agenda for 2008
The report stated that NASW centered much of its political efforts on SWRI in the past year.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Report Explores Social Worker Stress
Lack of Time and High Caseloads Top the List of Job Stressors
Social workers providing direct services may experience higher levels of stress.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Online Live Chat Room Links Professionals
The site currently hosts two live chats each week.

Event Seeks Global Recognition of Profession
"It's important to see how other social workers work in other countries."

500 Help Following NIU Shooting
"It was great to see us all come together to help a community struck by such a devastating tragedy."

Foundation Board Meets
The NASW Foundation board is made up of nine members.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Medicare Part B Pay Rate Changes
Practice Update Explains Reimbursement Rates
The update explores reimbursement rates for clinical social workers.

NASW Partners on Health Disparities Series
The documentary series includes four episodes.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Legal Briefs Filed
Death Penalty, Strip-Search Cases
NASW has filed court briefs addressing the death penalty for child rape and the strip-search of a student.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Height Award Honors Judge
McDonald is a civil rights lawyer, professor and judge.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

School Employees Get Gay Issues Primer
The coalition is made up of 13 national organizations.
By Lyn Stoesen, News Staff

Mississippi Program Aims to Prevent Delinquency
"The intent is to help develop pro-social behavior."
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Esther Glasser Dies at 91
Esther Glasser and her husband Mel were both leaders in the profession.

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NASW President:
Elvira Craig de Silva, DSW, ACSW

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

Publisher, NASW Press:
Cheryl Bradley

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