2011 Report on Illinois Poverty Finds Poverty Worse in Illinois Today than During the Recession

The Social IMPACT Research Center released the 2011 Report on Illinois Poverty on Friday, December 9. In the report, IMPACT documents hardship across a variety of indicators including income, employment, housing, and assets. This year’s annual Report on Illinois Poverty » MORE

2012 Legislative/Social Policy Agenda

2012 Legislative/Social Policy Agenda NASW Illinois will continue to work towards comprehensive solution to the state budget crisis by actively supporting the identification of new revenues that address the state’s structural budget deficit, solvency and capacity to support a thriving » MORE

Budgeting for Results Commission

The Budgeting for Results Commission is a new spending reform effort that will require state government to make spending decisions based on production and performance of programs. Results, performance, and value will be the driving forces behind how to spend » MORE

Twitter for Social Workers

As part of our preperation for the 2011 State Wide Conference November 9-11th we wanted to created a series of trainings for members and attendees to use to allow them to interact digitally through the social media platform Twitter. The » MORE

Recent Testimony by NASW Illinois Chapter Members

This past week, the following NASW Illinois Chapter members provided testimony on two pressing state issues: Joe Harper, LCSW, to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (COGFA) on the proposed closing of Chester Mental Health Center. Marge Berglind, president » MORE

In Memory: Donald Brieland, PhD

On behalf of the NASW Illinois Chapter, we want to express our deepest condolences to the family of Donald Brieland, PhD. Dr. Brieland, founding director of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, was a true giant in the » MORE

NASW Illinois Letter Regarding Proposed Closure of Chester Mental Health Center

Below is a letter that was sent out by the NASW Illinois Chapter regarding the proposed closures of the Chester Mental Health Center in Chester, Illinois. September 16, 2011 Governor Pat Quinn 2 ½ State House Springfield, IL   62706 Dear » MORE

Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee

The Illinois House of Representatives Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee will host a meeting on Alzheimer's Disease Awareness on September 26, 2011,at the Michael A Bilandic Building (C-600, 6th Floor) in Chicago, Illinois . For more information, click here: http://ilga.gov/house/committees/hearing.asp?CommitteeID=938&GA=97.

Illinois Human Services Commission Public Hearings

The Illinois Human Services Commission was established in December of 2009 to make recommendations to the governor and Illinois General Assembly about providing high quality human services to Illinois citizens. Its reports can be found at http://www2.illinois.gov/hsc/Pages/default.aspx . The commission » MORE

Congressional Social Work Caucus Website Announced

From the national NASW office: We are pleased to announce that Congressman Towns has launched the official Congressional Social Work Caucus website today. Please see the link below for more information. We look forward to continuing our work with the » MORE
UPCOMING EVENTS
  • 10-22-17

    2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference: A Meeting of the Professions (Wheeling)

  • 11-03-17

    Jane Addams District Cult. Comp. & Ethics CEU Event (Rockford)

  • 11-03-17

    Cult. Comp.: Three Rivers District CEU Event (Streamwood)

  • 11-03-17

    CO-SPONSORSHIP - Ethical Considerations and Cult. Comp. for School Social Workers (Crestwood)

  • 11-06-17

    Starting, Maintaining, and Expanding a Successful Private Practice (Chicago)

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