Category Archives: NASWNYS

NASW-NYS Executive Director on The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

  NASW-NYS Executive Director Samantha Howell will be a guest on The Social Workers radio talk on Thursday, February 28, at 10AM. Tune into WCDB 90.9FM to hear Samantha speak to co-hosts Dr. Eric Hardiman and Alyssa Lotmore, LMSW, on why advocacy is a vital component of social work. Samantha will also be discussing about … Continue reading NASW-NYS Executive Director on The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

Registration Now Open: 2019 (EM)POWER UP Conference

Registration for the 2019 NASW-NYS (EM)POWER UP Conference is now open! Early bird pricing is available from now until March 31, 2019. Click the button below to get started!   Why attend? This three-day conference will consist of acclaimed keynote presenters, continuing education workshops, networking opportunities, award ceremonies, and more! Taking place in Saratoga Springs, NY, … Continue reading Registration Now Open: 2019 (EM)POWER UP Conference

Winners Announced for NASW-NYS Westchester Division Social Work Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 NASW-NYS Westchester Division Social Work Awards!   Lifetime Achievement Award Mona Swanson, LCSW The Children’s Village   Social Worker of the Year Andrea Harewood, LCSW-R Lincoln Hall Boys’ Haven   Champion of Social Justice Karl Bertrand, LMSW Program Design and Development, LLC   Public Citizen of the Year … Continue reading Winners Announced for NASW-NYS Westchester Division Social Work Awards

In Memoriam: Desiree “Desi” Benet (1950 – 2018)

Desiree “Desi” Benet, LMSW, served as Genesee Valley Division Chair in 2018, where she worked on events that would bring awareness to what social workers do in the Genesee Valley region. NASW-NYS will greatly miss her leadership.  In Memoriam: Desiree “Desi” Benet December 27, 1950 – December 27, 2018 It is with great sadness we … Continue reading In Memoriam: Desiree “Desi” Benet (1950 – 2018)

*New* NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program

A recent Forbes article highlights a new student loan repayment program that can help you repay student loans of up to $75,000.  In an effort to combat the nation’s growing opioid crisis, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), a division of the Department of Health and Human Services, launched the NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment … Continue reading *New* NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program

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