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 […]


As we are all aware, numerous & severe financial cuts to social service programs have continued to occur throughout our state, however we must stand up as social workers for the most vulnerable populations! The Department of Children and Families (DCF) is proposing a request within the budget to hire over 100 social workers to […]


Proposed DMAS & DPH Budget Cuts are putting communities at Risk! The Governor’s Budget is being heard by the Appropriations Committee. On Friday February 16th the DMHAS and DPH budget will be presented to the Appropriations Committee and a public hearing will be held. The Governor’s budget makes unacceptable cuts to social services & health […]

NASW has Negotiated a Special Member Rate for Therapy Notes.

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The Work to Restore Medicaid

THE WORK TO RESTORE MEDICAID IS YET NOT DONE. WE URGE YOU TO ACT- TODAY!   The Good News – The CT General Assembly voted to restore health care coverage for 110,000 elderly and people with disabilities- providing a temporary fix to the Medicaid Savings Program (MSP). This is a step forward!  But there is more […]

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 (   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 We encourage members to thank our two U.S. Senators for opposing the bill.