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Special Events

  • May 12

    NASW/CT 32ND Annual Statewide Conference

    Registration Now Open for the NASW/CT 32nd Annual Statewide Conference to be held on May 12, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel, Cromwell, CT. For detailed information about the conference, you will need to view or download the conference program location on the registration page.
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  • May 18

    A Celebration of Older Americans Month with Professionals in the Field of Aging

    Ms. Painter will provide a comprehensive overview of the current initiative & programs available in CT including MyPlace CT/”no wrong door”, town & nursing facility grants, Money Follows the Person, Community First Choice & waivers. If you work with seniors or the disabled, you won’t want to miss this presentation!
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  • Jun 21

    A Nutritional Approach to Mental Illness

    A unique and fascinating look at the food we eat and how it impacts our brains and our mental health. Presented by Dr. Georgia Ede, Staff Psychiatrist at Smith College, nutrition researcher, writer, and speaker, the workshop will address the value of healthy eating habits in relation to mental health and how complementary and alternative medicines can enhance or replace pharmaceutical approaches while increasing energy and mental clarity and allowing for deeper engagement in the therapeutic process. Clinicians will learn how to put to use immediately dozens of effective interventions for mental health disorders including simple assessment tools for nutritional deficiencies that contribute to anxiety, anger, and depression. The presentation will be in 3 parts with plenty of time for discussion & questions in between.
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Latest News

NASW opposes the American Health Care Act introduced by the Republican House members.

NASW opposes the American Health Care Act introduced by the Republican House members. This bill would largely gut the Affordable Care Act, cause millions to lose health insurance, increases the cost of health care for many Americans,  threatens the Medicaid expansion and is a tax give away to the wealthiest households. We encourage members to […]

The National Association of Social Workers and the Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care have released a joint statement opposing repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) transformed our health care system and extended health insurance coverage to over 20 million individuals.  Steps are in place to undo the progress we have made.  The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC) oppose […]

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