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From the Director
Social Work: A Global Profession

By Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., ACSW, MPH

‘Law Recognizes Social Workers as Leading Providers of Health Care in the U.S.’
Health Care Reform Measure Celebrated

Embedded in the new law are several provisions that will directly benefit the profession.
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

Observing Social Work Month
Celebrations Take Place Around U.S., World

The month-long celebration was also an excellent opportunity to recruit people to the profession.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Conference Examines Diversity in Practice
The call to action was produced under the guidance of former NASW President Elvira de Silva.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Chapters Celebrate Social Work Month

Standards Revision Released
NASWHelped Shape CMSA Practice Guidelines

Social workers “serve as care managers ... for clients facing a number of challenges.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

SWAN Helps Ethiopia Fact-Finding Mission
“As HIV transitions in many African countries ... care-givers have needed to change also.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

Dorothy Height, 1912-2010

Efforts Continue on Social Work Reinvestment
“This legislation is a testament to Mr. Young’s legacy, as well as the indelible work of Dr. Height.”
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Cancer Care Competency Urged
‘Every One of Us Is Touched by Cancer in Some Way’

By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Kanuha Receives NASW Presidential Award
“Her body of research has informed, shaped and advanced the social work profession.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

SWPI Hosts Symposium on Hospice Social Work
Little evidence exists that outlines the benefits of social work on a hospice care team.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

NASWMembers Nominated
Two Tapped for Crime Victims, Drug Policy Posts

President Obama nominated NASW members Bea Hanson and David Mineta for administration posts.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

NASW Supports Teleconference On Cancer and End-of-Life Care
“Most people don’t have the knowledge of hospice and end-of-life decisions.”
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Two Academies Welcome Several Social Work Members
The establishment of the Academy “is a milestone for the profession.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

NASW Represented at BPD Annual Conference
Topics Include Social Work Policy Institute’s Goals, Needs of Women Veterans

The conference theme was “Promoting a Culture of Social Justice: Social Work and Social Change.”
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

Disaster Assistance Fund to Aid Haitians
“The NASW Foundation is most grateful to the many hundreds of generous donors.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

More Presenters Announced for August Practice Conference
Attendees will gain a better understanding of the challenges in hospice and palliative care.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

NASWFoundation Honors Award Recipients

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