NASW Statement on Trump Administration efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act

The National Association of Social Workers has issued a statement on Trump Administration efforts to undermine the Affordable Care Act, actions that could threaten health care coverage for millions. To read the statement click here https://www.socialworkers.org/News/News-Releases/ID/1953/NASW-will-continue-to-monitor-efforts-to-sabotage-Affordable-Care-Act

The Clinical Social Worker Network of NASW/CT has announced it Call for Nominations for the 2019 Clinical Social Worker of the Year Award. The Award will be presented to awardee at their workplace.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS National Association of Social Workers Connecticut Chapter 2019 Clinical Social Worker of the Year Award The Clinical Social Worker Network of the National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter is pleased to announce the 2019 Call for Nominations for the Clinical Social Worker of the Year Award. This award will be given by […]

NASW issues statement on the government shut-down and its impact on social work services and vulnerable populations

Jan 23, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) calls on Congress and the White House to act to fully reopen the federal government immediately. Allowing the shutdown to continue is unconscionable. We are currently at the 33-day mark for the partial shutdown of the federal government.This is the longest such shutdown […]

NASW Response to the ACA Court Ruling

The Court ruling in Texas on the Affordable Care Act, if upheld, would be disastrous for those with insurance through the insurance exchanges and for all insured persons.  Read NASW’s initial comments on the Court ruling and what you can do at this time. PRACTICE ALERT  Court Decision on the Affordable Care Act: Texas v. […]

NASW Opposes Kavanaugh Nomination to High Court

NASW has announced its opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. NASW reviewed Judge Kavanaugh’s decisions on the Appeals Court and have found his opposition to women’s reproductive rights, gun control, the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA), consumer rights and his favoring of big corporations over the average American, makes him unsuitable for a lifetime […]

Social Work Jobs Threatened

NASW/CT protests the Farmington Public Schools move to replace school social workers with school psychologists. Farmington Public Schools used 2 vacancies for school social workers to be filled by school psychologists.  The Chapter has written to the Farmington Schools Superintendent and the Board of Education, calling for a halt on the policy of replacing school […]

NASW has Negotiated a Special Member Rate for Therapy Notes.

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NASW Opposes President Trump’s Revocation of Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for Immigrants

Association condemns President’s racist comments toward Haiti, El Salvador and African nations   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Association of Social Workers and its D.C. Metro Chapter oppose the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announcement that it will end Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for El Salvador. The action is misguided and could lead to disturbing humanitarian […]

Practice Alert – New ICD Code Changes

Each year the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), releases new, updated, or deleted codes for the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). The updates to the mental and behavioral section of the ICD-10-CM began October 1, 2017 and are listed below in the order that they appear in the Diagnostic and […]

NASW Holiday Message

Take time to watch the annual NASW Holiday message from CEO Angelo McClain (http://bit.ly/2Ax1dKn).   The message covers NASW accomplishments over the past year and what the association aims to do in 2018.