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Health Care
Wednesday, April 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New website answers Michiganders’ questions about federal stimulus checks »
April 13, 2020 Contact: Lauren Slagter, lslag@umich.edu, 734-929-8027   A new 2020 Coronavirus S...
Sunday, April 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clinical Volunteers Needed for COVID-19 Healthcare Provider Support Hotline »
Wayne State University Seeks LCSW Volunteers for their COVID-19 Healthca...
Friday, March 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan Medicaid Program Will Waive Copays and Cost-Sharing for Coronavirus »
Governor Whitmer Announces Michigan Medicaid Program Will Waive Copays and Cost-Sharing for Coronavirus Testing, Health Ca...
Thursday, March 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Whitmer pleased with federal court ruling that preserves health care coverage for tens of thous »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    March 3, 2020   Contact: Bob Wheaton, MDHHS,  wheatonb@michigan.g...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDHHS invites public input on aging for new state plan »
MDHHS invites public input on aging for new state plan   LANSING, Mich. –  The Michigan Commission...

NASW-Michigan News
Friday, May 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Self-Care Lunchtime Series Starting June 10th »
  Self-care has always been a critical piece of social work practice. The current pandemic has changed our practi...
Friday, May 29, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
On Black Death - A Social Work Call to Action »
On Black Death     A Social Work Call to Action...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan’s COVID-19 Hotline Now Offers Free, Confidential Emotional Support Counseling »
Michigan’s COVID -19 Hotline Now Offers Free, Confidential Emotional Support Counseling     Confiden...
Thursday, May 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Enhancing, Expanding Protections for Residents and Employees »
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Enhancing, Expanding Protections for Residents and Employees of Long-Term Care Faci...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
COVID-19 Pandemic Response and Economic Recovery Priorities for Social Workers »
Edward D’Angelo LMSW. NASW-Michigan Vice President of Social Policy Importance of Evidence-Based Guidance At vi...

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, May 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Whitmer Signs Executive Order Expanding Telehealth Options for Michiganders »
LANSING, Mich.   — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020- 86 , which expands telehealth op...
Monday, April 6, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update from the Upper Peninsula Health Plan re. Reimbursements »
Update from the Upper Peninsula Health Plan "UPHP recently released the bulletin referenced below with an effective dat...
Friday, January 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Child Welfare Law Changes Headed to Governor »
A package of bills that aligns state child welfare laws with federal law changes is headed to the governor's desk after th...
Friday, January 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Bills Aim to Improve Mental Competency Exam Process »
A bipartisan plan to help address the backlog of criminal defendants awaiting mental competency evaluations at the state's...
Friday, January 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Whitmer Creates Task Force Focused on Lifting Michiganders Out of Poverty ​ »
Gov. Whitmer Creates Task Force Focused on Lifting Michiganders Out of Poverty     DETROIT, Mich. -- ...

Social Justice
Thursday, May 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
When patients with COVID-19 began arriving, Michigan Medicine social workers moved quickly to adapt »
When patients with COVID-10 began arriving, Michigan Medicine social workers moved quickly to adapt. Here’s how they helpe...
Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social Workers playing critical role during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Crisis »
SOCIAL WORKERS ON FRONT LINES: #NASW is working to get stories about social workers in the news, including this one. Thank...
Thursday, October 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Governor Whitmer Signs ​Bipartisan​ Bills to Raise the Age for Juvenile Offenders​ »
Governor Whitmer Signs   Bipartisan    Bills to Raise the Age for Juvenile Offenders  ...
Monday, July 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Directive to Put Michigan Jobs First​ »
Gov. Whitmer Signs Executive Directive to Put Michigan Jobs First       LANSING,...
Monday, July 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Great Lakes Governors Urge Presidential Candidates to Adopt Great Lakes 2020 Presidential Agenda »
Great Lakes Governors Urge Presidential Candidates to Adopt Great Lakes 2020 Presidential Agenda   ...

Advocacy
Sunday, March 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak »
Managing anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak Wayne State University School of Social Work March 15, 2020...
Monday, August 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CEI-CMH and NAMI Response to Recent Mass Shootings »
To our community: As community partners offering care and support to individuals and families with mental illness in...
Monday, July 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Engage Now to Protect Child Migrants »
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) continues to be deeply concerned about the care and treatment of childre...
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...

Insurance
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update on Medicaid Recoupment/Clawbacks »
Thanks to your consistent feedback, NASW Michigan was able to advocate on your behalf to ensure that paybacks of Medicaid...
Wednesday, September 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
STATE OF MICHIGAN TERMS MAGELLAN EFF 10/01/2019 »
This email was sent from Mid Michigan Medical Management on September 8, 2019.    As you may know, Blue C...
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...

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