Category Archives: Western Division

Meet Interim Western Division Chair: Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R

  New Interim Western Division Chair: Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R  Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R, has been named Interim Division Chair for the NASW-NYS Western Division as the 2019 Chapter Election is under way. Please join us in giving a warm welcome to Cheryl! NASW-NYS Interim Western Division Chair Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R My name is Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R, … Continue reading Meet Interim Western Division Chair: Cheryl Mills, LCSW-R

Statement on Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s Decision to End Foster Care and Adopti...

Dear NASW-NYS Members, We are sharing with Western Division the policy statement drafted by NASW-NYS on 9/20/18 in response to Catholic Charities’ announcement on August 23, 2018, that they are closing their adoption and foster program. As always, we welcome your feedback and engagement as we move forward together as a Chapter. Sincerely, NASW-NYS On … Continue reading Statement on Catholic Charities of Buffalo’s Decision to End Foster Care and Adoption Programs

2018 Western Division Scholarship Fund: Now Accepting Applications!

Announcing the 2018 Western Division Scholarship Fund!  The NASW-NYS Western Division is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting applications for our 2018 Scholarship Fund. Two scholarships in the amount of $250 each will be awarded (scholarship can be used toward cost of living). Interested applicants must submit the following information to Aaron Maracle (NASW-NYS … Continue reading 2018 Western Division Scholarship Fund: Now Accepting Applications!

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Executive Assistant (NASW-NYS Chapter)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Executive Assistant National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter Application Deadline: June 8, 2018 (Click here to download print-friendly PDF)   The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking a full-time Executive Assistant for the New York State Chapter. The Executive Assistant reports directly to the NASW-NYS Executive Director. … Continue reading JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Executive Assistant (NASW-NYS Chapter)

April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day is on Monday, April 16th and begins a week of engagement to consider the importance of advance care planning for yourself, family members, and clients. According to The Conversation Project’s National Survey, 90% of people say that talking with their loved ones about end-of-life care is important– and 27% have actually … Continue reading April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

Congratulations to the 2018 Western Division Social Work Award Winners!

2018 Western Division Social Work Awards Small Change Adds Up: How Social Workers Can Contribute to a Just Western NY  Register Now   Thursday, March 29, 2018 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Buffalo Center for Arts and Technology 1221 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209 Please join us in celebrating Social Work Month and honoring this … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2018 Western Division Social Work Award Winners!