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Sep

2019

September Is FASD Awareness Month

Author: Kim Simpson
September is FASD Awareness Month, an opportunity to highlight social work’s critical role in participating in FASD assessment and referrals, providing FASD-informed services, and advocating for individuals and families living with FASDs. But it is also a reminder and a call to action: Primary prevention of alcohol use during pregnancy can reduce the prevalence of FASDs. Social workers are encouraged to put prevention into practice by screening clients for risky alcohol use,...
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Jul

2019

In Fond Memory Of Former NASW President Barbara W. White

Author: Sharon Burk

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the NASW Foundation fondly remember Barbara W. White, who passed away July 19, 2019. 

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May

2019

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week May 12-18!

Author: Kim Simpson
National Women’s Health Week—May 12-18—is a reminder for all women to take care of themselves and to make their personal health a priority. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health created National Women’s Health Week, now in its 20th year, to encourage women to build positive health habits.  The recommendations—familiar but often overlooked in our stressful, busy lives—merit repeating: eat healthily,...
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