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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NYS SOCIAL WORKERS AND STATE LEGISLATORS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kania Ponto, MSW 518-463-4741 ext 22 kponto.naswnys@socialworkers.org   NYS SOCIAL WORKERS AND STATE LEGISLATORS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL IN FINAL PUSH TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPY Social Workers Rally to Call for End of Discredited Practice (Wednesday, April 25, 2018, ALBANY, NY) – Social workers and social work students from across … Continue reading FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NYS SOCIAL WORKERS AND STATE LEGISLATORS UNITE AT THE CAPITOL IN FINAL PUSH TO BAN CONVERSION THERAPY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York State Ends 14-Year Licensure Exemption and Brings Sta...

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                      Media Contact: Kania Ponto, MSW NASW-NYS 518-463-4741 ext 22 kponto.naswnys@socialworkers.org   New York State Ends 14-Year Licensure Exemption and Brings State Agencies into Compliance with Licensing Laws NYS Social Workers Applaud the Governor and NYS Legislature’s Action to Ensure Equal Access to Quality Care for All New Yorkers   (ALBANY, NY, … Continue reading FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York State Ends 14-Year Licensure Exemption and Brings State Agencies into Compliance with Licensing Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Leading Social Work Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Ensure ...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Kania Ponto, MSW NASW-NYS 518-463-4741 ext. 22 kponto.naswnys@socialworkers.org Leading Social Work Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Ensure Equality of Mental Health Care for All New Yorkers Current licensure exemption allows seven New York State agencies to hire unlicensed employees to provide mental health services   (ALBANY, NY, January 9, 2018) … Continue reading FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Leading Social Work Organizations Call on Lawmakers to Ensure Equality of Mental Health Care for All New Yorkers

NASW-NYS launches #InvestinSocialWork advocacy campaign

     For nearly 14 years, state agencies have been exempt from hiring licensed employees. Programs operated, funded, or regulated by seven of the state’s agencies claim that unlicensed employees are qualified, despite the fact that these employees are not required to have the same extensive education and external legal standards of professional conduct as licensed … Continue reading NASW-NYS launches #InvestinSocialWork advocacy campaign

Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s...

CONTACT: Kania Ponto, MSW Communications Associate, NASW-NYS 518-463-4741 ext. 22 kania.ponto@naswnys.org Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s Vote to Ban Conversion Therapy (ALBANY, NY, December 4, 2017) — Leaders of the National Association of Social Workers – New York State (NASW-NYS) and New York City (NASW-NYC) Chapters and … Continue reading Leading Social Work Organizations in New York State Applaud New York City Council’s Vote to Ban Conversion Therapy

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