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Health Care
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Medicaid Long Term Services and Supports »
NASW-Michigan Statement on the 2020 Proposed MDHHS Budget   The annual budget for the Michigan Department of H...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Public Comment on MDHHS Medicaid Health Plan Common Formulary Needed! »
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is soliciting comments from the public on the Michigan Medica...
Wednesday, February 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Systemic Underfunding of Michigan's Public Mental Health System »
Below is the analysis that the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan conducted around the systemic underfundin...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
SUD Rule Changes Toolkit »
The state of Michigan is considering changes to regulations that could have serious implications for substance use disorde...
Tuesday, October 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-Michigan Submits Comments About Harmful SUD Rule Changes »
  October 16, 2018 Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Community and He...

NASW-Michigan News
Monday, July 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 NASW-Michigan Election Results »
  Congratulations to the eleven social workers elected to the NASW-Michigan Chapter  Board   of Direc...
Friday, May 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
It’s Time to Ban Conversion Therapy »
“NASW condemns the use of [conversion therapy] by any person identifying as a social worker or any agency that identifies...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women, Ethics, and Options »
Dear members,   During the past month I have questioned what would happen to our clients and profession if...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Macro Summit Brings Much Needed Conversation to Michigan Social Workers »
On Friday, May 10 th , over 80 social workers gathered in Novi, Michigan for the first Macro Social Work Summit. The Macro...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan Social Worker Appointed to National Ethics Committee »
NASW-Michigan is excited to announce that member Monica Rich-McLaurin, LMSW, has been appointed to a 3 year term on the NA...

School
Thursday, March 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
School Social Workers Unveil School Safety Reform Plan »
Law enforcement, school groups ask legislature for $120M to make schools safer Updated  Mar 22 ;  Posted&...
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&...

Legislation/Policy
Thursday, June 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MI Healthy Plan Work Requirements Compliance - Testimony »
NASW Michigan submitted written testimony for Senate Bills 362 and 363. We continue to oppose work requirements, but...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
​Doubling EITC in Michigan »
NASW has been a champion of economic justice and equity since its inception. The social work profession was founded on the...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Action Alert from CMHA »
  As you may know, the FY20 budget process is moving along, last week the Senate Appropriations Committee report...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Contact Your Lawmakers to Urge Support of Social Worker Reimbursement Bills »
The Improving Access to Mental Health Act (S. 782 and H.R. 1533)     Much-neede...
Friday, March 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW March Legislative Monthly Update »
NASW March Legislative Monthly Update     Happy Social Work Month! I am honored to join the Natio...

Social Justice
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration’s proposed mass raids on migrant families misguided, harmful »
Trump Administration’s proposed mass raids on migrant families misguided, harmful National NASW News Release...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Takes Steps to Help Returning Citizens Join the Workforce in Well-Paying Professions​ »
Governor Takes Steps to Help Returning Citizens Join the Workforce in Well-Paying Professions    ...
Friday, April 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Workers Need to Be Fervent Advocates for Immigrants and Refugees »
Danielle Haskin, MSW   For the past few years, the Trump Administration’s policies on immigration and refu...
Sunday, November 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW-Michigan Jointly Submits Comments Against Detention of Children with MIRC »
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW UPDATE ON FAMILY SEPARATIONS. YOUR INPUT REQUESTED »
NASW is horrified by the continued separation of children and families at the United States borders. NASW CEO Angelo McCla...

Advocacy
Tuesday, July 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Share Your Story: EITC »
EITC   The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is widely recognized as one of the most effective anti-pov...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NASW Report on Abolishing Cash Bail »
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the largest professional social work group in the United States, says t...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Broad coalition calls for increase in Michigan’s Earned Income Tax Credit »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Contact: Nick Dodge Byrum & Fisk Advocacy Communications (51...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Recoupment »
NASW-MI is keenly aware that members in private practice are dealing with many problems related to the healthcare landscap...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitol Action Day »
  More than 60 social workers were at  the Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday, March 19th to educate lawmakers abo...

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...

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