Pulling Together: Advocacy During the Trump Administration

Pulling Together: Advocacy During the Trump Administration Description:   Pulling Together: Advocacy During the Trump Administration January 15, 2017, 11 am-2 pm University of Washington School of Social Work, Room … [Read more...]

INVITATION: Call with Social Work Community on ACA Open Enrollment- Important White House/HHS Action Alert

You are invited to join a conference call on Tuesday, December 13th at 11:00 AM EST with the National Association of Social Workers’ (NASW) CEO, Dr. Angelo McClain; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Senior Counselor, Andrea Palm; and White … [Read more...]

NOTICE OF CHANGE IN SCHEDULE for the Northwest Conference on Social Work

NOTICE OF CHANGE IN SCHEDULE for the Northwest Conference on Social Work:   Due to lower than expected registrations, all break-out sessions and all of Saturday will be cancelled. The conference will be FRIDAY ONLY October 28th with the … [Read more...]

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 Social Justice Office

Hello NASW Members:   In an interest in making sure that chapters directly receive the numerous social justice brief from the NASW Social Justice Office, I am attaching the latest brief on Voting Rights. The brief essentially provides … [Read more...]

POST-GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE IN OREGON, WASHINGTON AND IDAHO

POST-GRADUATE SOCIAL WORK LICENSURE IN OREGON, WASHINGTON AND IDAHO An overview of licensure in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.  Written and submitted by Catherine Zimmerman, LICSW, ACHP-SW, CSW-G, NASW-WA, Blue Mountain Region … [Read more...]

Washington Association of School Social Workers presents the 2nd Bi-annual Eastside WASSW Spring Conference in beautiful Spokane

Washington Association of School Social Workers presents the 2nd Bi-annual Eastside WASSW Spring Conference in beautiful Spokane. All school practitioners are invited to this one day event. Attendees will have the pleasure of hearing Catheleen … [Read more...]

50th Anniversary of Voters Rights Act

50th Anniversary of Voters Rights Act As many of you may know, August 6, 2015 will be the 50th Anniversary of the historic Voters Rights Act of 1965. NASW National will be posting a commemorative statement on August 6th and will disseminate a … [Read more...]

Social Work Month Awards Dinner 2015

Social Work Month is quickly approaching and if you are looking for ideas for celebrating your profession, here are but a few.  Momentum is gaining leading up to the NASW Washington Chapter Awards Dinner. Last year's event was a huge success with … [Read more...]

Policy Statement – Training in Suicide Prevention

The Department of Health (department) will accept any qualifying continuing education (CE) related to suicide assessment, treatment, and management or suicide assessment, screening and referral that was taken after January 1, 2014 to meet the first … [Read more...]