Gary Bailey Gives Inaugural IFSW Presidential Address

Gary Bailey gave his inaugeral address to the General Assembly of the International Federation of Social Workers this week in Hong Kong. IFSW represents social workers from 90 countries around the globe. Gary began his remarks by noting that IFSW » MORE

Social Workers and the Legal Rights of Children

By: Alison Keller-Micheli, Law Clerk, Sherri Morgan, JD, MSW, Carolyn I. Polowy, JD, and W. Dwight Bailey, Law Clerk Published: May 2007 © NASW Pages: 125 (including 5 appendices) The National Association of Social Workers developed this law note to » MORE

NASW Encourages Members to Work in Their Communities to Curb Childhood Obesity and Reading Loss This

The White House Office of Public Engagement is asking NASW and other national and community organizations to become involved in the 2010 “United We Serve” initiative  - to combat childhood obesity and summer learning loss, by encouraging our nation’s youth » MORE

Foster Care Month Exclusive: Do Television Shows on Foster Care Make the Grade?

Social Work Experts Discuss Relevance of Programs That Address Foster Care WASHINGTON – May is National Foster Care Month. So SocialWorkersSpeak.org, the National Association of Social Workers’ Web site that gets social workers talking about and influencing the media, assembled » MORE

School Social Work Advocacy

The education of our nation’s children and young adults continues to be a top priority of the National Association of Social Workers.  We recognize the urgent need to better identify and provide services to immigrants and children of color and » MORE

NASW’s New Study Provides Better Information on Social Work Salaries

Data Released by Payscale Too Limited WASHINGTON – The National Association of Social Workers is concerned with social work salary information from Payscale that is being quoted by Huffington Post and other news organizations.  NASW has a new Social Workers » MORE

NASW Responds to Article on Worst Paying College Degrees

Social work was recently listed in this article on Huffington Post as one of the worst paying college degrees. That generated a healthy response from social workers who left dozens of comments on the Huffington Web site as well as » MORE

April 2010 - State Budget News Update

Around the state today, the Responsible Budget Coalition (of which the NASW Illinois Chapter is a member) is holding press conferences in eight different cities throughout Illinois. The RBC brings together many diverse organizations that represent and serve millions of » MORE

New Intiative Highlights Aging Society

With the increasing growth of America’s older adult population, this is a critical time to assess our healthcare system’s capacity to meet the needs of our elders, their families and our aging communities. Many current factors are adversely affecting the » MORE
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