Category Archives: Social Work Investment Initiative

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 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