Feature

NASW Social Justice Priorities 2018

 

The Social Justice Priorities Chart represents priorities adopted by the National NASW Board of Directors.  The priorities will be reviewed and revised annually.

This year’s priorities include one major revision- the addition of Environmental Justice. By including Environmental Justice, NASW will be addressing one of the country’s top social justice imperatives. NASW ..Read More…

Messages

MESSAGE FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

 

 

 

School Orientations

By Janlee Wong

Late summer is the time of new class orientations at many schools of social work. The following address was given at the Fresno State University MSW I orientation August 21, 2018.

You’ve already decided to make an investment of time and money by going ..Read More…

Announcements

Political Action

Professional Development

Upcoming SPS Webinar – Register Now

 

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender (LGBT) individuals continue to face greater health threats and disparities than their heterosexual peers – issues of marginalization, stigmatization, and homophobia. LGBT individuals in rural environments continue to face greater psychosocial and health disparities compared to their urban LGBT counterparts. This is in addition to the challenges ..Read More…

Opinion

Social Workers Creating Changes in Education

 

By Ashley Battle, Betsy Medina, Esmeralda de la Mora, Leticia Garcia, California State University, Long Beach

School suspension and expulsion, regarded a rigid approach to school discipline (Triplett, et al., 2014), have been correlated with higher levels of antisocial and negative behavior, including drug use, gang involvement, and an increased likelihood to ..Read More…

Events

NEW ADDITION TO ANNUAL NASWCA CONFERENCE PROGRAM!

Dr. Josef Ruzek to Present Skills for Psychological Recovery (SPR) Training

Dr. Josef Ruzek, specialist in early intervention for trauma survivors who has been active in development and evaluation of early preventive interventions for disaster and terrorism survivors, returning Iraq War personnel, and patients seen in hospital trauma centers, will present at the ..Read More…

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