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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
Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Meet the 2017 Social Work Students of the Year! »
Annually, one BSW and one MSW student from each accredited social work program in the state is nominated to receive the N...
Monday, May 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
(40 CE TRIP) Social Welfare in Cuba: A Holistic View of Human and Environmental Sustainability »
Study tour offered by the NASW – Michigan and New York State Chapters in the Havana and Pinar del Rio Provinces . D...
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Work Month Resolution Adopted by Michigan House of Representatives »
  On March 16, 2017, Social Work Month was official declared in the state of Michigan! HR 0041 was introduced...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
March is Social Work Month! »
  March is Social Work Month!   Social workers advocate and stand up for millions of people...
Friday, February 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Membership Corner. NASW-Michigan Chapter Updates »
As we get ready to celebrate our profession in March for social work month , I wanted to update you on some of the major...

School
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...
Monday, October 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
1 in 4 Michigan students faces bullying in schools, report says »
1 in 4 Michigan students faces bullying in schools, report says  By Lindsay Knake | lknake@mlive.com Email th...
Friday, September 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Bullying? There's Now an App for That »
LANSING, Mich. - A new school safety initiative has launched in Michigan, encouraging students, parents, and community me...

Legislation/Policy
Sunday, April 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy groups believe HMOs would fail on behavioral health »
An April 2 Other Voices column by MeridianHealth's Jon Cotton had fascinating comments on the question of whether Michig...
Monday, February 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Studying Committees: Who Are The Bigger Players? »
Looking at committee assignments announced last month, a handful of Republicans will almost certainly be in the center of...
Saturday, December 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan welfare drug screening program nets zero hits »
Lansing — Michigan did not catch a single welfare recipient using illegal drugs during a one-year pilot program designed...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-Michigan Submits Senate Letter to Support Restorative Practices in Schools »
    Date: September 20, 2016 To: Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee From: National A...
Monday, August 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
FREE Voter Registration Packets - FREE T-Shirts, 2016 Election Social Work Advocacy »
The 2016 Election is only a few months away and we need your help! We at NASW-Michigan are asking all our members who are...

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 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...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Domestic Violence: "Equal Opportunity Destroyer" in Michigan »
LANSING, Mich. – It's often a hidden problem, but domestic violence occurs in Michigan homes more often than some may real...

Insurance
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...
Friday, October 4, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
What to Expect in the Courtroom »
What to Expect in the Courtroom As many know, it is common for social workers to be asked to testify on behalf of clien...

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