Testimony on H.B. 5395: AN ACT CONCERNING AN EXPEDITED LICENSURE PROCESS FOR CERTAIN OUT-OF-STATE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS AND MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 10, 2022

Public Health Committee March 14, 2022 Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing nearly 2,400 members supports H.B. 5395 provisions for reciprocity and psychology compact. The provision …

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Testimony on SB 271: An Act Concerning Student Loans

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 10, 2022

Banking Committee March 10, 2022 Submitted by: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter representing nearly 2,400 members, we thank the Banking Committee for including licensed social worke …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING HB-5278: AN ACT PROHIBITING AN UNAUTHORIZED INTIMATE EXAMINATION ON A PATIENT WHO IS UNDER DEEP SEDATION OR ANESTHESIA OR UNCONSCIOUS.

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 9, 2022

Public Health Committee March 9, 2022 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Abrams and Steinberg, Ranking Members Hwang , Somers, and Petit, Vice Chairs Anwar, Kushner, and Gilchrest, and all other Members of the Public Healt …

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S.B. No. 246 (RAISED) AN ACT ALLOWING CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS AND ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES EMPLOYED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT TO ISSUE AN EMERGENCY CERTIFICATE TO TRANSPORT STUDENTS TO A HOSPITAL

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 9, 2022

Higher Education Committee March 8, 2022 Submitted By: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing nearly 2,400 members we offer this testimony in opposition to S.B. 246. The State of Conn …

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Testimony on HB 5346: AN ACT ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM TO FUND SOCIAL WORKERS IN EMERGENCY SHELTERS.

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 8, 2022

Housing Committee March 10, 2022 Submitted by: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing nearly 2,400 members supports HB 5346. There are individual and societal causes of homelessness that can be ef …

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Testimony on HB 5372: AN ACT PERMITTING CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS TO CONDUCT PERIODIC BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ASSESSMENTS OF POLICE OFFICERS AND PROMOTING THE INCREASED USE OF CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT UNITS WHEN ISSUING EMERGENCY CERTIFICATES.

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 7, 2022

Judiciary Committee March 9, 2022 Submitted by: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW The National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Chapter representing nearly 2,400 members strongly supports HB 5372. This bill recognizes the clinical assessment skills …

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TESTIMONY SUPPORTING HB-5283: AN ACT CONCERNING THE EDUCATION COST SHARING GRANT FORMULA AND THE FUNDING OF OTHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS.

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 3, 2022

Education Committee March 4, 2022 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons McCrory and Sanchez, Ranking Members Berthel and McCarty, Vice Chairs Daugherty Abrams and Barry, and all other Members of the Education Committee of the …

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TESTIMONY ON S.B. 29: AN ACT CONCERNING THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT

Author: Stephen Monroe Tomczak

March 3, 2022

Finance, Revenue and Bonding March 3, 2022 Submitted by Stephen Monroe Tomczak, Ph.D., L.M.S.W. Senator Fonfara, Representative Scanlon, and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to submit testimony in support of SB 29, “An Act Concer …

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TESTIMONY REGARDING S.B. 184: AN ACT EXTENDING THROUGH NOVEMBER 8, 2022, SEVERAL CHANGES REGARDING ELECTION ADMINISTRATION AS A RESULT OF COVID-19 AND CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY TO VOTE BY ABSENTEE BALLOT AND H.B. 5262: AN ACT REVISING CERTAIN ABSENTEE VOTING ELIGIBILITY STATUTES

Author: Kathleen Callahan

March 3, 2022

Appropriations Committee March 4, 2022 Presented By: Kathleen Callahan, MSW Dear Honorable Chairpersons Flexer and Fox, Ranking Members Sampson and Mastrofrancesco, Vice Chairs Haskell and Thomas, and all other Members of the Government Administration …

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TESTIMONY ON HB 5248: AN ACT CONCERNING COLLATERAL CONSEQUENCES OF CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS ON OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING

Author: Stephen Wanczyk-Karp

March 2, 2022

Labor and Public Employees Committee March 3, 2022 Submitted by Stephen A. Wanczyk-Karp, LMSW On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers, CT Chapter representing over 2,300 members, we support HB 5258. Individuals who committed a felony an …

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