NASW Statement on Full Budget Request from President Trump

NASW has responded to President Trump’s budget proposal. NASW states that the President’s budget proposal will “shred the nation’s social safety net”. To read the full statement click here http://bit.ly/2rIdLXN

NASW Released

NASW released a statement in opposition to the American Health Care Act that the U.S. House narrowly passed this afternoon. NASW now must its attention to the Senate, urging them to strip provisions from this bill that hurt vulnerable citizens. Here is our full statement. Feel free to share it with members and constituents: http://bit.ly/2pLQtRw

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 […]

Clinical Social Workers Network – Town Hall Meeting – Trump Administration

The NASW/CT Clinical Social Workers Network held a Town Hall Meeting on the topic of the Trump Administration and the Social Work Response. Held at Sacred Heart University several days after President Trump was inaugurated  and attended by approximately 50 social workers and social work students, this panel discussion followed by a dialogue spoke to […]

NASW withholds support of Senate confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson to be next secretary of Housing and Urban Development

NASW has issued a statement on our decision to withhold support of the Senate confirmation of Dr. Ben Carson to become the next secretary of Housing and Urban Development.  The statement is available here.    

Opposition to the Senate Confirmation of Representative Tom Price

NASW has issued a statement in opposition to the Senate confirmation of Representative Tom Price (R-GA) as the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Click here to read the statement.

Anthem to Reimburse for LMSWs

Anthem is now reimbursing LMSWs providing clinical behavioral health services in accordance with Anthem’s “Incident to” reimbursement policy. Anthem will cover the service under the supervising licensed billable provider. Thus the billing must be made under the LCSW or other credentialed clinician. Anthem has made this decision in order to assure compliance with the parity […]

NASW’s opposition to the Senate confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General

NASW has issued a statement of opposition to the Senate confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General. We ask our members to call Senators Blumenthal and Murphy and tell them to oppose Jeff Sessions nomination. To read the statement click here.

Beware of Scam Hitting Therapists

Beware of Scam Hitting Therapists We recently had a member nearly scammed by a party that claimed they were seeking marital therapy while visiting Connecticut for 6 weeks. The scammer requested booking 10 sessions and offered to send a 50% down payment to hold the appointments. The scammer contacted the therapist several times to see […]