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Building wh?nau advocacy

Reimagining Social Work

ori parents peer advocacyThere is currently a movement within Oranga Tamariki to devolve power and resources to hap? and iwi, alongside and together with devolvement to local communities.

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When Reporters of Sexual Harassment Are Silenced By Advocacy Institutions the Harm is Far Worst

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View Full Article - When Reporters of Sexual Harassment Are Silenced By Advocacy Institutions the Harm is Far Worst. Deona Hooper, MSW.

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Advocacy policy brief on social Work regulation in Africa

International Federation of Social Workers

Education Social Work Conference Law policy social work legislation professionalisation Advocacy

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Reflections on Macro Advocacy and Professional Development for Social Workers

The New Social Worker

Advocacy work can seem daunting, but it does not have to be Clinical social workers and those in management positions hold unique and valuable perspectives and knowledge that can be harnessed to inform and influence elected officials.

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NASW Press Reads for Policy, Advocacy, and Impact!

Social Work Blog

NASW Press Books NASW Publications Press Room Advocacy Clinical Social Work Practice Economic Well-Being economy nasw press policy social work43 Essential Policies for Human Services Professionals , by Gerald V.

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“Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family

National Casa Gal

The post “Oscar’s Family” – New book teaches children about court appointed special advocacy and family appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children. Read More.

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Demystifying the seats of power in Albany: Advocacy by social work students

Social Work Synergy

Before COVID-19 captured all our attention in order to meet the challenges of the changes in our academic, professional and personal lives, the University at Buffalo School of Social Work (UBSSW) traveled to Albany on March 3, 2020 for the annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD).

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National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts 2022 Annual Conference June 4-7; Leading child advocacy organization is celebrating 40 years of impact

National Casa Gal

The post National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts 2022 Annual Conference June 4-7; Leading child advocacy organization is celebrating 40 years of impact appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

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The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts its 2nd annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1

National Casa Gal

The post The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts its 2nd annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1 appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

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The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts second annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1

National Casa Gal

The post The National CASA/GAL Association for Children hosts second annual Walk Run Thrive to raise awareness for best interest advocacy April 30-May 1 appeared first on National CASA/GAL Association for Children.

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Children’s Social Work Collective: a new advocacy group for social work in the UK

The Frontline

Roseanna runs a blog about child migration in Europe, and is part of the Children’s Social Work Collective – a group of fellows who have set up and launched a new advocacy group for social work in the UK.

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We Still Have a Ways to Go

Beyond Advocacy

There is no way to know what Dr. Martin Luther King’s assessment of our progress toward racial reconciliation and healing the nation would be. I imagine he would welcome our progress and remind us of the need to do more.

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What Do You Know About Disability Cultural Competence?

Swhelper

Culture Disability Justice Disability Advocacy Disability Community disability cultural competence disability culture disability etiquette disability identity disability inclusion spoon theoryElspeth Slayter.

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The Best Affirmative Action is Early Education

Beyond Advocacy

Yesterday, the Supreme Court began hearing two cases concerning admissions criteria using affirmative action as one means of determining who gets coveted entry into Harvard University and the University of North Carolina.

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NASW South Carolina strongly opposes legislation to repeal social work licensure

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles licensure National Association of Social Workers repeal social work south carolinaThe South Carolina State House with the state flag flowerbed in the foreground.

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What “Bachelor in Paradise” Can Teach us About Empowering the Disability Community

Swhelper

Culture Disability Entertainment Social Work Abigail Heringer Bachelor Bachelor in Paradise dignity of risk Disabilities Disability Advocacy disability inclusionElspeth Slayter. Are you a fan of “Bachelor in Paradise?”

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California Invests in the Future of Young People

Beyond Advocacy

As economic inequality grows unabated in the United States, policymakers are reaching for solutions to ensure the future of children born into low-income households. This is a quest that Brown School professor Michael Sherraden has been at for decades with notable success in the US and abroad.

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New Analysis: More U.S. Adults Identify as Disabled; Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist

Swhelper

Disability Justice News ableism Disabilities Disability Advocacy Disability Community Disparities Johns Hopkins Medicine Social DisparitiesSWHELPER. A new analysis led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers finds that the number of U.S.

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There is progress on advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act

Social Work Blog

We wish to thank NASW leadership and members for their continued advocacy that contributed to these important developments to advance access to care and to strengthen the social work workforce. Progress on Advancing the Improving Access to Mental Health Act (H.R 2035/ S.

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Justin Hodge: Political Social Worker on the Rise

Beyond Advocacy

He says he plans to move the commission towards being more involved legislatively by partnering with Michigan Community Action , an advocacy association. Former Congressman Ed Towns hosted a virtual session on Mapping Your Path to Congress during the 2022 Student Advocacy Day in March.

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Racism, vicarious racism and mental health: how can we support those affected?

The Social Care Elf

advocacy anxiety black and minority ethnic cross-sectional depression black and minority ethnic communities bystander interventions covid-19 cross-sectional research discrimination Public Health Reports racial discrimination racism US vicarious racism vicarious trauma vigilence

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Pelé, Sports, and Hope

Beyond Advocacy

The King of Football, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to the world as Pelé, was among the notables who passed away in 2022 , a list that includes Pope Benedict XVI, Queen Elizabeth II, Sidney Poitier, Bill Russell, Barbara Walters, and many more familiar names as the early television generation begin exiting the planet.

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Reproductive Justice: A call-to-action for Social Work in the Post-Roe World

inSocialWork

A notable figure in the reproductive justice and advocacy movement, Dr. Goldblatt Hyatt specializes in supporting people who have or need abortions, particularly people who experience later abortion. Mery Diaz & Dr. Erica Goldblatt Hyatt.

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Politics (Yes, Politics) For Social Workers: A Guide for Affecting Change

inSocialWork

Stephen Pimpare talks with us about what lessons we can take away from our daily practice and calls us to action in advocacy for social change that improves the well-being of the people and places we serve. Advocacy / Public Policy Macro Social Work and Community Issues Politics social chang

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Comment on proposed rule to strengthen non-discrimination protections in health programs

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles Government Relations Update affordable care act comment Health Care non-discrimination public

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NASW Combats Troubling Business Practice Harming Social Workers and their Clients

Social Work Blog

Indeed, the marketing efforts initially involved even more troubling practices; as noted below, CareDash modified this practice in response to NASW’s advocacy. Advocacy Featured Articles betterhelp caredash online therapyGetty images.

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Whiteness in clinical psychology: how do white female psychologists perceive whiteness?

The Social Care Elf

Humma Andleeb reviews a qualitative paper on deconstructing Whiteness in Clinical Psychology and how White female clinical psychologists perceive whiteness in the profession. The post Whiteness in clinical psychology: how do white female psychologists perceive whiteness?

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Please help the NASW Mississippi Chapter address Jackson’s water crisis

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles Press Room donations floods Mississippi National Association of Social Workers waterRecent flooding in Mississippi caused an already struggling water treatment plant in the state capital of Jackson to collapse.

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An Open Letter to LGBTQIA2S+ Kids and Youth from NASW during Pride Month

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Featured Articles letter LGBTQIA+ message Social Workers support youthGetty Images. We write this letter to LGBTQIA2S+ kids and youth to express deep gratitude that you exist, because our world would be incomplete without you.

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Press Release: NASW Ohio Chapter demands legislature drop bill that would let other professions become licensed social workers

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Legislative Update Danielle Smith HB 509 licensed social worker National Association of Social Workers Ohio Chapter social workerOhio Capitol Building.

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A Bipartisan Baby Step

Beyond Advocacy

Representatives from numerous child welfare agencies and advocacy groups attended including Cortez Carey, executive director of the CCFY, and Gerry Glenn and Sarah Nemes from Florida-based Embrace Families , all who were responsible for organizing the event.

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Democracy Survives Midterm Elections

Beyond Advocacy

Those who favor the Democratic Party’s policies can breathe a sigh of relief that the red wave never materialized. I had my doubts.

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The Day of Reckoning Has Arrived

Beyond Advocacy

It seems like it took forever for this day to arrive, but today is Election Day, and we will learn much about our country. We’re going to see who goes to the polls. We will know how crucial reproductive freedom is to women and to which groups of women.

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Social Workers to the Rescue at the Border

Beyond Advocacy

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) issued an emergency call for social workers and other volunteers to assist at the border in meeting the needs of hundreds of migrant children. There were nearly 19,000 children among the 172,000 people apprehended by U.S.

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NASW Member Voices: Unfortunately, mass shootings are small part of the America’s larger gun violence problem

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Social Justice gun violence mass shootings Mel Wilson member voices United StatesAmericans over the past three weeks have again witnessed the carnage of gun-involved mass killings.

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American Dementia: Brain Health in an Unhealthy Society

inSocialWork

Advocacy / Public Policy Aging and End of Life Issues Health Alzheimer's dementia dementia treatment and prevention eco-social modelsDaniel R. George and Peter J. Whitehouse.

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Summit Convenes Transdisciplinary Global Community With Focus on Co-Building an Eco-Social World

Social Work Blog

Advocacy Social Work Advocates Magazine Foundation IFSW International nasw social workBy Paul R.

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Making the World a Better Place

Beyond Advocacy

Unlike Ayn Rand who believed the world would end when she died , many of us—particularly those who devote our lives to social work—would like to live our lives knowing we are contributing something that will leave the world in a bit better shape that it was when we arrived.

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Back on the Hill for Dinner with Karen Bass

Beyond Advocacy

We cancelled Student Advocacy Day scheduled for the next day as the House and Senate would go into hiatus until the Covid-19 pandemic abated. I was back on Capitol Hill Tuesday, April 5, for the first time in two years.

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Protect the Vote

Beyond Advocacy

The phrase, by any means necessary , has a familiar ring to those of us old enough to remember the days of the struggle for civil rights for African Americans in the 1960s. Malcolm X used the phrase in a speech announcing the formation of his organization—the Organization of African American Unity.