Category Archives: NASWNYS

Long Island Social Work Awards Announced!

Long Island Social Work Awards Announced!

Open Call for Presenters and Proposals!

Become a Continuing Education Presenter 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 avenue’s for engagement – both for participants and for presenters, we offer online live … Continue reading Open Call for Presenters and Proposals!

2021 Virtual Summit: Telemental Health Tailored to Your Practice

As clinicians nationwide have adapted to the challenges of 2020, telehealth is thriving across disciplines. In 2021, the Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is gathering experts from the USA to present courses on how to provide behavioral healthcare to specific age groups, for specific presenting concerns, and therapy styles.  During these uncertain times, it is critical … Continue reading 2021 Virtual Summit: Telemental Health Tailored to Your Practice

Social Workers Are Essential Workers

During the COVID-19 pandemic social workers have been designated “essential workers” by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Association of Social Work Boards, the Council on Social Work Education, and the National Association of Social Workers are continuing to advocate for change. Take time to … Continue reading Social Workers Are Essential Workers

FDA Bans the use of Electroshock Devices at the Judge Rotenberg Center

NASW-NYS applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruling to ban electroshock devices used at the Judge Rotenberg Center ending decades of torture and barbaric practice committed against some of our Nation’s most vulnerable populations. In January, the NYS Chapter Advocacy & Government Relations Committee identified the support of Assembly Bill A1368 as one of our top … Continue reading FDA Bans the use of Electroshock Devices at the Judge Rotenberg Center

Welcome the New NASW-NYS Policy Team!

A Message From Your President I am extremely pleased to welcome the two newest staff members to NASW-NYS: Evelyn Williams as Policy Coordinator, and Craig Moncho as Policy Assistant.  Our new advocacy/lobbying team represents decades of successful social work practice and advocacy on both the macro and micro level.  They bring unparalleled understanding of both the professional … Continue reading Welcome the New NASW-NYS Policy Team!