Category Archives: NASWNYS

Congress must pass the Dream Act Now

      Background President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program. It’s Time for Lawmakers to Act. Government funding expires Friday, December 8 and Congress has the opportunity to include protections for Dreamers in its must-pass spending bill.  .   Action Requested Next Wednesday, December 6, thousands of advocates and community … Continue reading Congress must pass the Dream Act Now

NASW Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

As a member of the broad national community of advocates for economic justice and equity for low and moderate income Americans, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is opposed to the  Tax Cut and Jobs Act. This bill, as written, would produce a windfall for the “super rich” while decimating safety-net programs that serve … Continue reading NASW Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

LMSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses (January 2018)

  It’s back! NASW-NYS will be offering two-day licensing preparation classes for both the New York State LMSW and LCSW exams this January. Our prep courses will be delivered as live webinars, allowing you to attend from the convenience of your own home! These courses are designed to review content areas of the exam, and teach successful test-taking strategies (including dealing … Continue reading LMSW & LCSW Test Prep Courses (January 2018)

NASW-NYS In the News: Supporting both types of supporters

Supporting both types of supporters Licensed health care professionals are seeking to have a voice at Capital By Matthew Hamilton Published 4:53 pm, Tuesday, November 14, 2017 It was a joyous occasion marked by raucous cheers and effusive thanks. Gov. Andrew Cuomo appeared in the state Capitol’s War Room in late March to announce to … Continue reading NASW-NYS In the News: Supporting both types of supporters

Suffolk and Nassau Divisions are Hosting a Special Networking and Continuing Educatio...

  “Self-Esteem” – A Tool and A Gift to Give to Clients A Networking and Continuing Education Event presented by the NASW-NYS Suffolk and Nassau Divisions Thursday, December 7at the Comfort Inn (Syosset)5:30PM – 7:30PMRegister Now  NASW-NYS Region 5 (Suffolk and Nassau Divisions) invites you to join them for a night of networking with your fellow … Continue reading Suffolk and Nassau Divisions are Hosting a Special Networking and Continuing Education Event!

Message From the Executive Director: Samantha Howell

Dear NASW-NYS members, friends and supporters, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself to you as I begin in the role of Executive Director of NASW-NYS. I am incredibly honored to have been selected for this position and am eager to help the organization grow and support its members. While the formal press … Continue reading Message From the Executive Director: Samantha Howell