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Nov

2019

NASW Iowa Chapter Releases New Assessment of Iowa Labor Force

Author: Kim Simpson
The NASW Iowa Chapter (NASW-IA) worked with the NASW Foundation and the University of Iowa School of Social Work, in 2018-2019, to assess the Iowa social work labor force. The initiative was funded by a generous $50,000 grant from the Telligen Community Initiative.   “We wanted to gather information in a concise and organized way that would allow us to make the case that we need more professional social workers in the state of Iowa and how professional social workers...
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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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