Category Archives: NASWNYS

ACTION ALERT: Call Governor Cuomo TODAY to sign the Mental Health and Substance Use D...

Call Governor Cuomo TODAY and urge the Governor to sign the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Report Act (A. 3594-C) into Law! As Governor Declares October Mental Health and Addiction Parity Month in NYS, NASW-NYS Members Urged to Contact Governor to Advocate for Enactment of MH/SUD Parity Report Act (A.3694-C).  Governor Andrew M. … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Call Governor Cuomo TODAY to sign the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Report Act (A. 3594-C) into Law!

New York Voter Registration Deadline is Oct 12

NASW-NYS strongly encourages members to vote in all elections – local, state, national, association, etc. – as it is a chance to have your voice heard and be the change you want to see. It is easy to do and is one of the greatest privileges of this country – a chance to influence leadership … Continue reading New York Voter Registration Deadline is Oct 12

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

50% off ALL Medicare Interactive Pro Courses this Fall! (9/22 – 11/22)

NASW is proud to partner with the Medicare Rights Center to bring you the most up-to-date information about Medicare with Medicare Interactive (MI) Pro, a self-study program designed to teach you everything you need to know about Medicare, through NASW’s InReach Platform at https://naswwa.inreachce.com/ NASW-NYS will be running a fall sale on all MI Pro … Continue reading 50% off ALL Medicare Interactive Pro Courses this Fall! (9/22 – 11/22)

2019 Statewide Conference Call for Proposals

2019 NASW-NYS Statewide Conference Call for Proposals NASW-NYS is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 NASW-NYS Conference. Interested individuals are asked to submit a proposal to provide a 90-minute Continuing Education workshop designed to introduce the audience to a particular skill, technique, or intervention. Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM EST on November 16th, 2018. All submissions … Continue reading 2019 Statewide Conference Call for Proposals

NASW-NYS Member Sandra Chaiken Inducted into NASW Social Work Pioneers Program

We are pleased to announce NASW-NYS member Sandra Malpica Chaiken has been selected as a Social Work Pioneer® by the National Association of Social Workers Foundation. Ms. Chaiken as been a leader, innovator and program developer in public hospitals and long-term care facilities during her 40 years as a medical social worker and social work … Continue reading NASW-NYS Member Sandra Chaiken Inducted into NASW Social Work Pioneers Program