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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 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

Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rom...

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aynisa Leonardo  Email: aleonardo@milresilience.com Date:   September 20, 2017   Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rome ROME, NY – The Veterans Mental Health Training Initiative, in collaboration with the Mohawk Valley Division of the National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter, … Continue reading Veterans Training Initiative Hosts ‘Moral’ Injury Forum and Film Screening in Rome

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

NASW-NYS In the News: Requiring Licensed Social Workers

By Capital Tonight Staff Friday, March 18, 2016 at 05:23 PM EDT It wasn’t until 2004 that you had to be licensed to be a social worker in New York State. At the time, several state agencies that deal with social work told the state they would need more time to adjust their workforce. So … Continue reading NASW-NYS In the News: Requiring Licensed Social Workers

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