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That cringe worthy moment when a social work webinar uses the term “mental retardation” when stating that children born with fetal alcohol syndrome / fetal alcohol effects have a high prevalence of being affected this way.

Really, social workers? MR? Smh. Let’s add intellectual / developmental…

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ACOSA Responds To Ferguson

ACOSA Responds To Ferguson

“History is filled with stories of people engaged with power over other people in a seemingly unending array of differences using a seemingly unending array of tactics to exhibit power over others. Luckily, history is matched, equally, by the unfailing, courageous, skilled actions of citizens rising up to share their voices and to reclaim their own power.” – Michel Coconis, Chair-Elect, ACOSA

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How Will Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Affect Social Welfare and Social Services Programs

Recently, Paul Ryan released a new anti-poverty plan in which he claims will empower poor Americans and create life opportunities. His plan calls for providing individual case managers to help develop goals and target money where it is specifically needed. Under the Ryan plan Congress would…

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How Will Paul Ryan’s Anti-Poverty Plan Affect Social Welfare and Social Services Programs

Recently, Paul Ryan released a new anti-poverty plan in which he claims will empower poor Americans and create life opportunities. His plan calls for providing individual case managers to help develop goals and target money where it is specifically needed. Under the Ryan plan Congress would…

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In this issue: Why Your Nonprofit Needs A Social Media Manager, Marriage Equality Is Not The End,  The Life Of A Social Worker At CPS, Plus More…

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Details On New York State Social Work Continuing Education Law

Details On New York State Social Work Continuing Education Law

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist

New York State Office of The Professions Outlines Guidelines for Social Work Continuing Education

As I reported a few months ago, mandatory continuing education credits will go into effect for anyone who is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in New York State starting January 1, 2015.

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Bits & Pieces: Meeting The Client Where They’re At (via Social Media), Free Resume Templates,  So You Want To State A Nonprofit, and more…

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By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist 

I will be offering the Job Search for a Macro Social Worker webinar on November 9th. You can register for it at the above link.

In the mean time you can read my series Job Search for a Macro Social Worker on The Political Social Worker blog:

Job Search for a Macro Social Worker

What to Put on Your Business Card if You’re Still a Student

Dr. Thomas Falke on International Social Work and Macro Practice

Interview With Dennis Kao, MSW, Ph.D

An Interview with Grant Consultant and Program Developer Stephanie Watson