Category Archives: NASWNYS

#IAmSocialWork: Catherine Ricchetti, LCSW-R and Copeland

This month’s I Am Social Work campaign features Catherine Ricchetti, LCSW-R, School Social Worker at Lynnwood Elementary School and her therapy dog, Copeland.      The profession of social work found me. I had been studying to take my stockbroker test and I was infatuated with Wall Street. I was 21 at the time and needed … Continue reading #IAmSocialWork: Catherine Ricchetti, LCSW-R and Copeland

Nominations now open for the 2018 Chapter Election

     The Chapter’s Committee on Nominations & Leadership Identification (CNLI) invites you to review the current leadership opportunities available and consider a role that fits your skills and interests as a way of giving back to your profession and enhancing your own leadership skills. You may nominate yourself, a friend, or colleague who is … Continue reading Nominations now open for the 2018 Chapter Election

A Minute with… Barbara Ehrenpreis, LCSW, ACHP-SW

A Minute with… is a segment that allows social workers to share their insights, stories, and perspectives from their field/ practice area. This month, we are featuring Barbara Ehrenpreis, LCSW, ACHP-SW, a hospice social worker, and her piece on coping with grief and loss during the holiday season. Everyone is happy: holiday parties abound and work … Continue reading A Minute with… Barbara Ehrenpreis, LCSW, ACHP-SW

NASW-NYS to host Social Work Student LEAD event in 2018

  We are excited to once again partner with the the New York State Social Work Education Association (NYSSWEA) and the New York State Association of the Deans of Schools of Social Work to bring the state’s annual Social Work Student LEAD (Legislative Education Advocacy Day) event at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Save the Date! – The 2018 LEAD … Continue reading NASW-NYS to host Social Work Student LEAD event in 2018

Feedback Needed: NASW-NYS Members and Friends Survey

  NASW-NYS Members, You’re invited to participate in a survey to assist NASW-NYS in its strategic planning process. Our members are our greatest asset and your thoughtful comments and suggestions will help us grow as an association. I kindly ask that you complete the survey by close of business on Wednesday, December 13th; this survey … Continue reading Feedback Needed: NASW-NYS Members and Friends Survey

Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s...

CONTACT: Kania Ponto, MSW Communications Associate, NASW-NYS 518-463-4741 ext. 22 kania.ponto@naswnys.org Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s Vote to Ban Conversion Therapy (ALBANY, NY, December 4, 2017) — Leaders of the National Association of Social Workers – New York State (NASW-NYS) and New York City (NASW-NYC) Chapters and … Continue reading Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s Vote to Ban Conversion Therapy