Testimony on HB 7314: AAC A Tax On Certain Sweetened Beverages Finance, Revenue and Bonding

Author: Stephen Karp

April 24, 2017

The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2700 members conceptually supports HB 7314. We support adopting new revenues that will move us toward balancing the state budget.

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Testimony on S.B. 1054 & H.B. 7322 Appropriations Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

April 24, 2017

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut chapter representing over 2700 members we call upon the Finance Committee to present a balanced approach to funding the state budget that includes expanded revenues from current sources and new revenues.

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Testimony of the Alliance for Children’s Mental Health (ACMH) Before the Judiciary Committee

Author: Susan R. Kelley, JD

March 23, 2017

IN OPPOSTION TO:  HB 1040:   An Act Concerning the Registration of Juveniles as Sex Offenders and Notification of           School Districts that a Registrant May Be a Student in the District Senator Kissel, Senator Doyle, Representative Tong, and othe …

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Testimony on Senate Bill 977 Regarding Adoptees Birth Certificates

Author: Stephen Karp

March 20, 2017

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT chapter representing over 2,700 members we call upon the Planning and Development Committee to support amending S.B. 977 to provide adoptees with an original birth certificate. NASWCT supports …

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Testimony on HB 6695: AAC The Protection Of Youth From Conversion Therapy Public Health Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

March 16, 2017

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter, we support HB 6695-An Act Concerning the Protection of Youth from Conversion Therapy. As an organization representing over 2600 social work members – who serve hundreds of thousands o …

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Testimony on SB 903: An Act Concerning Educational and Professional Standards for Professional Counselors Public Health Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

March 10, 2017

    The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter, representing over 2700 members supports SB 903 and encourages the Public Health Committee to favorably report the bill. SB 903 will strengthen the educational requirements for eligib …

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Testimony on HB 5569: An Act Requiring Mental Health Professionals To Provide New Patients With A Psychotherapy Information Disclosure Statement Public Health Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

March 6, 2017

The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter does not see a need for legislating requirements as indicated in HB 5569. The anticipated benefits of this bill are actually part of standard practices normally conducted by mental health providers …

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Testimony on House Bill 7040: An Act Implementing The Governor’s Budget Recommendations For Human Services Programs

Author: Timothy Demers

March 2, 2017

Dear Members of the Human Services Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly, My name is Timothy Demers and I am here to represent the National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter. The NASW/CT strongly opposes the Governor’s proposed …

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Testimony on HB 6885: AAC Medicaid Reimbursement Levels for Providers Human Services Committee

Author: Stephen Karp

March 2, 2017

    The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2600 members supports HB 6885. Reimbursement rates for providers under Medicaid is a decisive factor as to whether a provider will accept Medicaid recipients. When M …

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Testimony on HB 7027: AAC the State Budget for the Biennium Ending June Thirtieth 2019 Appropriations Committee Department of Mental Health and Addictions Services Budget

Author: Christine Limone

February 24, 2017

Esteemed members of the Appropriations Committee: My name is Christine Limone.  I am submitting testimony on behalf of the Connecticut chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, a membership association of nearly 3,000 social workers across …

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