Chicago Tribune Article

Just yesterday, the Chicago Tribune committed a too often blatant mistake by media outlets around the country, by mistakenly identifying two non-profit professionals as social workers who were charged with misappropriating funds of an agency that provides rehabilitation for prostitutes » MORE

From the Pen of the Executive Director

Chapter President Giesela Grumbach and I participated in the National NASW’s Annual Leadership Meeting, a gathering of Chapter Presidents, Executive Directors and the National NASW Board of Directors that took place August 3-6, 2006 in Washington, DC. National NASW President » MORE

Director’s Blog

If you were to tell me that when I was in social work school at UIC - Jane Addams College of Social Work in the early 1980s that I would be "blogging" later in my career, I probably would have » MORE


Welcome to the blog for the National Association of Social Workers Illinois Chapter. In our continuing efforts to communicate with our members and better serve our strategic plan, the NASW Illinois Chapter has created this online blog. We hope over » MORE

From The Pen of the Executive Director

I rarely have the opportunity to write about another favorite topic of mine in addition to social work – that of sports. However, with the Men’s Florida Gators win on Tuesday evening April 3rd and the Women’s Maryland Terrapins win » MORE

From The Pen of The President

The Future of Social Work Recently, Joel Rubin and I were asked to present on the topic of the “Future of Social Work.” How many of us think about this topic? Some may wonder if we are responsible for the » MORE

From The Pen of the Executive Director

As I write this month’s article, Ihave just returned from ChapterPresident Giesela Grumbach’spresentation commemoratingDr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’sBirthday at Dominican University.The text of Giesela’s talk leadsoff this month’s Networker, aswe acknowledge Black HistoryMonth. Dr. King’s life and workcontinue to have » MORE

From The Pen of The President

For decades social workers have been committed to advocating for universal access to health and mental health care for all Americans. This has been a longstanding policy focus in Social Work Speaks that has come to partial fruition in Illinois » MORE

A Thank You from Our President

There was a great deal of synergistic energy that emanated for the 2005 Statewide Conference. We had the largest attendance and corporate sponsorship ever! Geoffrey Canadacalled us to an awakening of consciousness about the plight of our youth in America. » MORE

From The Pen of the Executive Director

Over 700 attendees! Over 60 exhibitors! Over 70 workshops presented! Two plenaries! International Delegates! 50th Anniversary party! Job Fair! And a culminating Awards Lunch! If you weren’t at the 2005 NASW IL Statewide Conference, September 19-21, 2005 at the Holiday » MORE
  • 08-03-18

    LSW/LCSW Review Course 08.03.18 (Chicago)

  • 08-16-18

    Three Rivers District CEU Event: The Opiate Crisis (Carol Stream)

  • 08-23-18

    Jane Addams District CEU Event: One Rural Community’s Response to the Opioid Crisis (Princeton)

  • 09-21-18

    LSW/LCSW Review Course 09.21.18 (Chicago)

  • 09-21-18

    LESS THAN 6 SPOTS LEFT! Northeastern District Ethics CEU Event: Ethical Best Practice Q & A (Skokie)

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