Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Join Now
News & Press
Filter news by category:

Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.

Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2

Health Care
Saturday, February 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lt. Gov. Calley to lead effort to find consensus on mental health funding »
An intense mobilization effort the past two weeks by public mental health organizations, counties and advocacy groups to o...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Michigan Selected as Finalist for First-of-its-kind Mental Health Initiative »
A message from Senator Stabenow:    You and I know that mental illness touches every family in some way, a...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Cutbacks in mental health services hit western Michigan »
By AMY BIOLCHINI - Associated Press - Sunday, October 11, 2015   HOLLAND, Mich. (AP) - J.R. Robinson rubbed his...
Tuesday, February 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW signs on to Leadership Council of Aging Organizations letter urging President Obama to abstain »
NASW signs on to Leadership Council of Aging Organizations letter urging President Obama to abstain from including in his...
Friday, September 19, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Haveman 'very proud' of Healthy Michigan rollout »
Jim Haveman, a Grand Rapids native who has twice headed the Michigan Department of Community Health, retired for good this...

NASW-Michigan News
Monday, December 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Faith and Social Work Practice Initiative to Launch in the New Year »
Over the past few decades, the role of religion and spirituality in health and mental health clients’ lives has caught the...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-Michigan and Advocates Stop Harmful Medicaid Policy »
Social workers and advocacy partners were able to stop a policy that would have taken hundreds to thousands out of the tre...
Monday, November 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 NASW-Michigan Social Work Holiday Merchandise Sale! »
  Get it while it lasts! 2017 NASW-Michigan Social Work Holiday Merchandise Sale! Enjoy 15% of your onl...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017-18 NASW Nights with the Detroit Pistons »
NASW-Michigan is excited to announce the dates in our 3rd annual partnership with the Detroit Pistons. As an NASW-Michigan...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Start of the Year Welcome Message from NASW-Michigan's Student Board Representatives »
Welcome to the social work student community in Michigan! You are part of 6,500 social work students across our state that...

School
Tuesday, September 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MSW students protest staff member's email based on religious bias »
Kaela Theut Daily Staff Reporter Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 6:52pm   Over 30 st...
Wednesday, May 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social workers ‘were the glue’ that held school together after shock of student’s death »
It was an extremely difficult time for students, staff and administrators in Wyandotte Public Schools last week, and Schoo...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Students take part in ‘Professionalism Day’ »
Students take part in ‘Professionalism Day’ MARQUETTE — The weather was a little gray Wednesday, but some students at...
Thursday, February 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
State has fewer goals to end child welfare system oversight »
State has fewer goals to end child welfare system oversight   Associated Press 6:30 p.m. EST February 2, 2016&...
Thursday, February 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
School districts battle challenges of poverty in education »
School districts battle challenges of poverty in education   By MICHELLE MERLIN mmerlin@record-eagle.com Jan 3...

Legislation/Policy
22 hours ago   (0 Comments - view/add)
End-of-Year Message From NASW-Michigan Policy Director »
Dear Social Work Colleagues,   As we approach the end of a long and politically challenging 2017 and begin...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeing Medicaid Clients? We Have Good News! »
Just this October, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Medical Services Administration issued a new polic...
Friday, December 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act »
  As a member of the broad national community of advocates for economic justice and equity for low and moderate i...
Friday, November 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-MI: DHHS Rules Would Deplete Frontlines Against Opioid Crisis, Mental Illness »
LANSING – This week, the Michigan chapter of the National Association of Social Workers blasted a proposed policy change b...
Monday, November 13, 2017
NASW-MI Submits Comments About Harmful DHHS Policy »
  Public Comments RE: 1635-PE Provider Enrollment Fitness Criteria   November 13, 2017  ...

Social Justice
Friday, April 29, 2016
Beyond the Tap »
The national spotlight is on Flint, Michigan as it struggles in the midst of a water crisis that has been mismanaged by go...
Monday, January 11, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
MI Social Worker Spearheads Effort for Post-Conflict Syria »
LANSING, Mich. – The Syrian conflict is a monumental humanitarian crises with decades of social and human development lost...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Panel discusses needs of Syrian refugee population »
Panel discusses needs of Syrian refugee population   Riyah Basha Daily Staff Reporter Wednesday, November...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
DHHS improving technology for caseworkers »
DHHS improving technology for caseworkers   Justin A. Hinkley, Lansing State Journal 6:48 a.m. EST Novemb...
Friday, November 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
From the Daily: Wake up and pay attention »
From the Daily: Wake up and pay attention   The Michigan Daily Editorial Board Friday, November 13, 2015...

Advocacy
Thursday, August 10, 2017
NASW Submits Comment to MDCR for LGBTQ+ Protections Under ELCRA »
In July, Equality Michigan asked the Michigan Civil Rights Commission to issue an interpretive statement on whether the pr...
Thursday, August 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Wellness: The 'Right Door' for veterans is Ionia County Veterans Services Office »
The Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness has partnered with the Ionia County Board of Commissioners and the Michigan...
Monday, April 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Workers Continue Boots-on-Ground Work in Flint »
LANSING, Mich. – The national spotlight on Flint may have dimmed, but the city's water crisis is far from over. And...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-MI Releases Water Crisis Reccomendations »
NASW – Michigan Flint Water Disaster Task Force Recommendations   As the water disaster in Flint continues an...
Wednesday, November 18, 2015   (1 Comment - view/add)
Most fail $29 food challenge »
Most fail $29 food challenge   Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 8:36 pm By BRIAN McGILLIVARY bmcgilliv...

Insurance
Friday, September 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Policy restrictions waived for policyholders in the aftermath of Hurricanes »
Frederick, Maryland – September 21, 2017— Social workers are on the front line when it comes to providing disaster relief...
Tuesday, February 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
When it comes to Claims-made Professional Liability coverage... »
When it comes to Claims-made Professional Liability coverage, make sure you keep it continuously with no gaps! If you a...
Saturday, January 4, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report Court and Licensing Board Matters to Your Professional Liability Insurance »
Report Court and Licensing Board Matters to Your Professional Liability Insurance Carrier Immediately As many social wo...
Monday, November 4, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your Best First Step in Seeking Legal Assistance and Representation... »
Your Best First Step in Seeking Legal Assistance and Representation with 
Licensing Board Complaints and Malpractice Laws...

Ethics
Monday, November 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2 social workers charged with manslaughter in Detroit toddler's death »
Prosecutor says social workers failed to follow up on 3-year-old after finding inadequate food in house to feed him...

Displaying page 1 of 2
1  |  2

Association Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal