Category Archives: NASWNYS

PRESS RELEASE: Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative Hosts Conference in Niagara...

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 13, 2017   Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative Hosts Conference in Niagara Falls Statewide initiative to train professionals on the current and evolving healthcare needs of veterans   NIAGARA FALLS, NY – The Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative, a multi-year comprehensive training project, is hosting an exclusive conference … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative Hosts Conference in Niagara Falls

#IAmSocialWork: Kate Schofield, MSW

This month’s I Am Social Work campaign features Kate Schofield, MSW, Director of Therapeutic Foster Family Program and Adoption Navigation Services at Northeast Parent & Child Society.      Like many undergraduate students I thought I had my future goals set.  Though it took a little time, I was certain I wanted to be a doctor.  … Continue reading #IAmSocialWork: Kate Schofield, MSW

CE CONFERENCE: “Beyond PTSD: The Moral Casualties of War” presented by Su...

The NASW-NYS Suffolk Division is hosting a CE conference titled, “Beyond PTSD: The Moral Casualties of War” on Friday, November 17 at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College from 8:15AM – 1:30PM. Presentations at this conference  include: Reintegration: The Road Home from War, presented by Beth Brittman, LCSW-R, BCD Beyond PTSD: Moral Casualties of War, presented by … Continue reading CE CONFERENCE: “Beyond PTSD: The Moral Casualties of War” presented by Suffolk Division

NASW-NYS in the News: A.G. Schneiderman Issues Guidance For Federal Student Loan Borr...

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Guidance For Federal Student Loan Borrowers Ahead Of 10th Anniversary Of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Borrowers Encouraged To Review Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Eligibility Requirements  A.G. Urges New Yorkers Who Believe They Have Been Wrongfully Denied Loan Forgiveness To Contact His Office  NEW YORK—Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued … Continue reading NASW-NYS in the News: A.G. Schneiderman Issues Guidance For Federal Student Loan Borrowers Ahead Of 10th Anniversary Of Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

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