Category Archives: NASWNYS

NASW-NYS Stands with Puerto Rico

UPDATE (9/29/2017):  The NASW Risk Retention Group is pleased to provide policyholders with extended insurance protection outside of their practicing state(s) in order to participate in hurricane relief efforts in affected areas.  The NASW RRG has waived certain policy contract provisions to allow social workers insured with us to practice in the affected areas thru … Continue reading NASW-NYS Stands with Puerto Rico

NASW-NYS in the News: Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative holds forum

Thank you to everyone who came out to “A Closer Look at Moral Injury: Existential Challenges faced by Returning Veterans” on Wednesday, September 20 at Rome Capitol Cinemas. This event was hosted by the Veterans Mental Training Initiative and the Mohawk Valley Division of the National Association of Social Workers. A Closer Look at Moral Injury … Continue reading NASW-NYS in the News: Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative holds forum

NEW Virtual Series: Social Workers and Adoption

  Social Workers and Adoption, with Marie Dolfi, LCSW NASW-NYS has partnered with Marie Dolfi, LCSW to bring another Virtual Series titled, “Social Workers and Adoption”. This four-part series will begin Monday, October 30 and conclude on Monday, November 20. This series of workshops will address how relinquishment and adoption impact adopted individuals, birth parents, and adoptive parents from … Continue reading NEW Virtual Series: Social Workers and Adoption

Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rom...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aynisa Leonardo  Email: aleonardo@milresilience.com Date:   September 20, 2017   Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rome ROME, NY – The Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative, in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Division of the National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter, … Continue reading Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rome

Now Accepting: Nominations for the 2018 Westchester Division Awards

Now Accepting: Nominations for the 2018 Westchester Division Awards The Westchester Division of the National Association of Social Workers requests nominations for its Social Worker of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Champion of Justice, Public Citizen of the Year, and Student of the Year Awards for 2018. You can choose to submit your nominations online or … Continue reading Now Accepting: Nominations for the 2018 Westchester Division Awards

Welcome 2017-2018 NASW-NYS Interns!

We are excited to welcome Mallory Hallstead and Tiffany Metty to the Chapter as our new MSW interns. Mallory and Tiffany are both students at the University at Albany’s School of Social Welfare and will be interning at NASW-NYS from September 2017 until April 2018.   Mallory Hallstead Through her professional and community activist work, Mallory … Continue reading Welcome 2017-2018 NASW-NYS Interns!