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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 @ 8:58AM

Macro Social Work Marches On

Two social work events of note will take place in the coming weeks. On Thursday, September 28th, the Maryland Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers will host its 5th Annual Macro Social Work Conference at the Maritime Institute of Technology Conference Center, 692 Maritime Boulevard Linthicum Heights, MD…

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Monday, December 19th, 2016 @ 10:20AM

NASW Says Social Workers Must Stand Up!

If Donald Trump had his way, he would not be President of the United States, he would be king. At the end of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington was so admired that many wanted to make him king. Americans felt safe under his watchful command. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt…

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Friday, May 6th, 2016 @ 8:32AM

Latino Social Workers Face Challenges and Opportunities

I had the pleasure of addressing Latina/o social workers last week during their conference at New York University. The theme of the three-day event was sí se puede generally translated as “it can be done,” or to borrow candidate Barack Obama’s campaign theme: “yes, we can.” It was a gathering…

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Monday, February 29th, 2016 @ 8:54AM

Social Work Students Converge on Capitol Hill

Tomorrow more than 400 social work students, faculty and early professionals from more than 45 social work schools and departments will gather in the Congressional Auditorium in the Capitol Visitor Center to engage Members of Congress advocating for an end to barriers that restrict social workers from providing mental health…

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 @ 9:56AM

NASW-Alabama Striving for Social Justice

The Alabama chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) held its Annual State Conference last week with the theme: Answering the Call for Cause and Community. Social workers in Alabama, like many others, are beginning to understand that change will only come through organized concerted efforts that involve…

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2015 @ 10:17AM

NASW Charts Path for the Future of Social Work

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is celebrating its 60th anniversary and charting a course for the next sixty years.  About 150 “thought leaders” were brought together in a forum Friday to assess progress made by the social work profession and to explore challenges that lie ahead for society…

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