The National Association of Social Workers applauds a bipartisan group of House and Senate lawmakers for introducing The Protecting Social Workers and Health Professionals from Workplace Violence Act of 2019 (H.R. 5138 /S.2880), legislation that is a crucial step forward in curbing an epidemic of violence against social workers and other helping professions. The original sponsors of … Continue reading Lawmakers Introduce The Protecting Social Workers and Health Professionals from Workplace Violence Act of 2019
NASW-NYS is releasing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to invite social workers to develop and present a workshop for our continuing education program. In order to meet the needs of our members we offer a variety of avenues for engagement – both for participants and for presenters, we offer online live learning, self study and live … Continue reading Become a CE Presenter!
The Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative (VMHTI) is a multi-year comprehensive training project developed by the National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter (NASW-NYS), aimed at increasing the number of community health and mental health professionals clinically trained in the assessment and treatment of mental health issues specific to veterans and their … Continue reading Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative (VMHTI)
The Policy Coordinator is responsible for putting the mission of social work into action through implementation of the Chapter Advocacy Agenda. Pursuit of theChapter Advocacy Agenda is achieved through lobbying on behalf of the Chapter at the NYS Legislature, government agencies, and other organizations; finding creative sources of funding for professional development opportunities as they … Continue reading NASW-NYS Hiring for a Policy Coordinator!
The Nominations & Leadership Committee uses this information to establish the preliminary slate for elected governance positions and appointments to committees and task forces. You may nominate yourself or another colleague. All nominees must be a member in good standing of the NASW-NYS Chapter. **Nominees will also be asked to complete a Biographical Fact Sheet … Continue reading NASW-NYS Nomination Form for 2020 Chapter Election
It is with great pleasure that the Board of Directors of NASW-NYS announces the hiring of our new Executive Director, Samantha Fletcher, PhD, MSW. We are excited that such a perfect candidate emerged from our intensive search. Samantha has all the attributes to be an inspiring and strong leader for the Chapter for a long … Continue reading NASW-NYS Names Samantha Fletcher MSW, Ph.D. as New Executive Director