Category Archives: NASWNYS

Announcing Two CE Trips to Cuba in 2018!

NASW-NYS has partnered with Eco Cuba Network, the NASW-Michigan Chapter, and the NASW-California Chapter to offer social workers two exciting learning opportunities in Cuba. This study tour provides a close look at vital issues facing Cuba today with a focus on: (1) sustainable social and environmental policy and practice and the integration of the two … Continue reading Announcing Two CE Trips to Cuba in 2018!

Message From the Executive Director: 2017 is under way

2017 is under way and already emerging is the fact that this will be a historic year, as individuals and communities exercise their voice in American politics in unprecedented ways. Equity and social justice are core tenets that we, as a profession will uphold, shine light upon, and give voice to without exception. In fact, … Continue reading Message From the Executive Director: 2017 is under way

NASW-NYS Announces New Program Director

NASW-NYS Announces New Program Director  Dear NASW-NYS Members, On behalf of the Board of Directors and Staff at the National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Eisen, MSW to the position of Program Director. As Interim Program Director for the past two months, Kimberly has already been instrumental … Continue reading NASW-NYS Announces New Program Director

NASW-NYS and Health Assets Management, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership

From the Desk of the Executive Director: NASW-NYS and Health Assets Management, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership Strategic partnership formed to support members in areas of mental health practice management Dear NASW-NYS Members, I am extremely pleased to announce a valuable new benefit for members of the New York State Chapter of the National Association of … Continue reading NASW-NYS and Health Assets Management, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership

NASW-NYS in the News: Social workers urge N.Y. to require licenses for its mental hea...

Social workers urge N.Y. to require licenses for its mental health providers Advocates call for additional training to meet requirements By Claire Hughes Published 8:55 pm, Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Albany If you are being treated for depression or bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, private health insurance will cover it only if your mental health practitioner is … Continue reading NASW-NYS in the News: Social workers urge N.Y. to require licenses for its mental health providers

Press Release: ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY CO...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH LICENSURE MANDATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS A proposed 19-Year Exemption is Discriminatory and Underscores an Acceptance of Inadequate Standards in the Provision of Mental Health Services   Albany (March 16, 2016) – A press conference was held today by The New … Continue reading Press Release: ADVOCATES CALL FOR AN IMMEDIATE END TO PROTRACTED DELAYS IN AGENCY COMPLIANCE WITH LICENSURE MANDATE FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS