Washington State Supreme Court Ruling stops legal financial obligations for people on needs based benefits!!!

Hello Washington State Social Workers,   Washington State Supreme Court Ruling stops legal financial obligations for people on needs based benefits!!!   Basically the Washington Supreme Court has decided that, in cases where the … [Read more...]

NASW Washington State Lobby Day February 16, 2015

NASW Washington State Lobby Day February 16, 2015 Are you concerned about Social Work licensure? Human Service Funding? Criminal Justice Issues? Marriage Equality? Suicide Prevention training? The Death Penalty? NASW-WA Legislative Action Committee … [Read more...]

DSM-5 Frequently Asked Questions

DSM-5 Frequently Asked Questions As NASW members prepare for the implementation of the codes and criteria of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5), they have contacted NASW with questions. The Association has … [Read more...]

Lobby Day 2015

NASW Washington State Lobby Day February 16, 2015 Are you concerned about Social Work licensure? Human Service Funding? Criminal Justice Issues? Marriage Equality? Suicide Prevention training? The Death Penalty? NASW-WA Legislative Action Committee … [Read more...]

Lobby Day 2013

Lobby Day 2013 The air was crisp and the sky clear on Monday, February 18, 2013, when approximately 150 Social workers from across the state gathered in Olympia to advocate for legislation important to the profession of Social Work. Social Workers … [Read more...]

Bill to Require CPS Workers to be Licensed Social Workers

Bill to Require CPS Workers to be Licensed Social Workers A bill was introduced by Senator Pam Roach, (R) 31 District, Olympia, to require child protective workers (CPS) to be licensed Social Workers.  The Washington State Chapter of NASW testified … [Read more...]

NASW Washington State Lobby Day February 18, 2013

Are you concerned about Social Work licensure? Human Service Funding? Criminal Justice Issues? Marriage Equality? Suicide Prevention training? The Death Penalty? NASW-WA Legislative Action Committee will host the annual lobby day in Olympia to lobby … [Read more...]