Category Archives: Divisions

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: SUCCESS! Your voice was heard in the 2019-20 budget.

SUCCESS! YOUR VOICE WAS HEARD! NASW-NYS is thrilled to share the following legislative accomplishments with our members: Thanks in large part to your grassroots advocacy, the NASW-NYS Chapter’s Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative was included in the final budget. As a result, we can continue our vital work supporting New York’s veterans! In addition, through a partnership between … Continue reading LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: SUCCESS! Your voice was heard in the 2019-20 budget.

Important Chapter Announcement

NASW-NYS would like to share the following statements with our members: “I am writing to announce my resignation from NASW-NYS. It has been a true honor and privilege to get to know you and work for you, fight for you at the Capital, and promote the work you do Nationwide. I wish you all the best and … Continue reading Important Chapter Announcement

Win Free Admission to the 2019 Conference!

Enter our Facebook Contest for an opportunity to attend the 2019 NASW-NYS (EM)POWER UP Conference for FREE! The 2019 (EM)POWER UP: Social Workers as the Vanguards of Change conference is one of the largest gatherings of social workers and like-minded professionals in New York. This three-day conference event will consist of acclaimed keynote presenters, continuing … Continue reading Win Free Admission to the 2019 Conference!

ACTION ALERT: Help save the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative from being cut...

Dear NASW-NYS Members, We need your help! As you may know, NASW-NYS has been a part of the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative (VMHTI) for nearly a decade but, this year, our funding is on the chopping block! This program allows us to provide webinars and in-person trainings specific to working with veteran populations, an ever-growing … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Help save the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative from being cut from the state budget!

Central Division to Host Resource Fair for Social Workers

Social Work Resource Fair in Syracuse! Mark your calendars: Social Work Resource Fair on March 22, 2019, from 9:30AM – 4:00PM at Liberty Resources Integrated Health! The NASW-NYS Central Division is hosting a Social Work Resource Fair March 22, 2019, from 9:30AM – 4:00PM at Liberty Resources Integrated Health (Brownell) at 1045 James St., Syracuse, … Continue reading Central Division to Host Resource Fair for Social Workers

Happy Social Work Month!

Happy Social Work Month, Members! Learn more about this year’s theme by visiting socialworkmonth.org National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country and their allies to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the invaluable contributions they make to society. This year’s theme is Elevate Social Work.  To kick … Continue reading Happy Social Work Month!