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.

NASW Opposes Senate Tax Reform Bill

NASW opposes Senate Tax Reform Bill as a windfall for the rich while decimating funding for safety net programs to low and moderate income households. Click here it read full statement.

13 Terrible Things about the Senate Republican Tax Plan

Click this link for the list https://americansfortaxfairness.org/13-terrible-things-senate-republican-tax-plan/. We encourage members to thank our two U.S. Senators for opposing the bill.

NASW Issues Statement in Support of Introduction of International Violence Against Women’s Act

NASW has issued a statement to welcome the introduction of the International Violence Against Women Act (IVAWA) in the Senate. Along with other members of the Coalition to End Violence Against Women and Girls Globally NASW urges Congress pass this legislation quickly. You are free to share the statement with your members, constituents and local media. You […]

“NASW Releases Statement on Church Shooting in Texas, Calling for Sensible Gun Laws and Declaring a Public Health Emergency”

NASW today released a statement on the mass shooting Sunday at First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs in Texas. The statement repeats our call for sensible gun control laws, including curbs on assault-style weapons, and for mass shootings to be declared a public health emergency. The NASW Texas chapter released its statement on Monday: The […]