Category Archives: NASWNYS

ACTION ALERT: Help save the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative from being cut...

Dear NASW-NYS Members, We need your help! As you may know, NASW-NYS has been a part of the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative (VMHTI) for nearly a decade but, this year, our funding is on the chopping block! This program allows us to provide webinars and in-person trainings specific to working with veteran populations, an ever-growing … Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Help save the Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative from being cut from the state budget!

2019 Conference Keynote and Plenary Speakers Announced!

Announcing this year’s conference keynote and plenary speakers.The NASW-NYS (EM)POWER UP Conference will feature an exceptional lineup of thought leaders and acclaimed speakers who are eager to engage, inform, and empower you!  We look forward to seeing you on June 5 – 7 in Saratoga Springs, NY!  

Central Division to Host Resource Fair for Social Workers

Social Work Resource Fair in Syracuse! Mark your calendars: Social Work Resource Fair on March 22, 2019, from 9:30AM – 4:00PM at Liberty Resources Integrated Health! The NASW-NYS Central Division is hosting a Social Work Resource Fair March 22, 2019, from 9:30AM – 4:00PM at Liberty Resources Integrated Health (Brownell) at 1045 James St., Syracuse, … Continue reading Central Division to Host Resource Fair for Social Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OVER 750 SOCIAL WORKERS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL TO CALL FOR RACIA...

Media Contact: Kania Ponto, MSW 518-463-4741 ext 22 kponto.naswnys@socialworkers.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OVER 750 SOCIAL WORKERS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL TO DEMAND RACIAL EQUITY IN NEW YORK STATE LAWS New bill seeks to minimize adverse impacts on minority communities (Tuesday, March 5, 2019, ALBANY, NY) – More than 750 social workers and social work students … Continue reading FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OVER 750 SOCIAL WORKERS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL TO CALL FOR RACIAL EQUITY IN NEW YORK STATE LAWS

Happy Social Work Month!

Happy Social Work Month, Members! Learn more about this year’s theme by visiting socialworkmonth.org National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country and their allies to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the invaluable contributions they make to society. This year’s theme is Elevate Social Work.  To kick … Continue reading Happy Social Work Month!

NASW-NYS Executive Director on The Social Workers Radio Talk Show

  NASW-NYS Executive Director Samantha Howell will be a guest on The Social Workers radio talk on Thursday, February 28, at 10AM. Tune into WCDB 90.9FM to hear Samantha speak to co-hosts Dr. Eric Hardiman and Alyssa Lotmore, LMSW, on why advocacy is a vital component of social work. Samantha will also be discussing about … Continue reading NASW-NYS Executive Director on The Social Workers Radio Talk Show