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Thursday, November 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cyber Social Work: Is the Profession Ready? »
NASW member Janet M. Joiner, PhD, LMSW, with the Institute for Cyber Social Work, recently published an article with&nbs...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Keeping Our Door Open Symposium »
One of over 20 speakers at this week's symposium, Keeping Our Door Open, was NASW member Dr. Christine Sauve. Dr. Sauve, D...
Monday, October 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Mental Health »
NASW member,  Deborah Delcamp, LMSW Clinical Coordinator, talks about Treatment Foster Care Oregon (TFCO) on Fox News...
Monday, October 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAASE Conference 2018 »
Shawna Boomgaard (LMSW, CTP-E and Manager of Academic Accountability at OU) and Melissa Lopez (CTP-E and Title One Directo...
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The lesson for us all within the Larry Nassar case: Educate youngsters about sexual assault »
We heard 156 girls and women talk about the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of former Michigan State University sp...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The looming little-known health care crisis »
Article originally posted at Michigan Radio . Featuring NASW-Michigan member Ruth Spalding! For the last year,...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
I want the courage to kneel during the anthem »
Earlier this month, I attended the Lansing Symphony Orchestra concert at Michigan State University’s Wharton Center.  ...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guest column: It wasn't just Bill Maher's use of the N-word that was offensive »
This article by Susan Grettenberger, professor and Social Work Program Director at Central Michigan University and member...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guest column: Ban on sanctuary cities threatens safety in Michigan »
This article, written by NASW-Michigan member and State House Representative Stephanie Chang, was originally published in...
Thursday, April 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Social workers focus on patients strengths throughout their cancer journey »
A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. In addition to treatment options and scheduling appointments, many patients have a...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snyder's proposed health budget up 2.8%, but no funding for mental health integration pilot projects »
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is proposing a 2.8 percent increase in the state's fiscal 2018 health and human services budget,...
Friday, February 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Choosing memory care for a loved one: 4 common questions »
  A diagnosis of dementia or memory loss is difficult for caregivers and loved ones alike. One of the most impo...
Monday, January 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ruth Dunkle elected president of SSWR »
Ruth Dunkle, Professor of Social Work and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs at the University of Michigan Sc...
Sunday, January 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Protesters rally at Detroit Metro Airport against Trump's Muslim ban »
Huge snowflakes fell at Detroit Metropolitan Airport Sunday as hundreds of protesters carrying signs gathered to prot...
Sunday, January 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Large Protest Crowds At Airport Creating Travel Back-Ups »
DETROIT (WWJ) – A steady steam of protesters mixed with routine travelers making for a long lines of car traffic try...
Thursday, January 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snyder reappoints Milburn to Michigan Board of Social Work »
Gov. Rick Snyder announced Jan. 20 the reappointments of Marc Milburn of Houghton Lake and Brian Philson of Horton to the...
Sunday, January 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Wellness: Healthy Michigan has been very successful »
Michigan's version of the Affordable Care Act is called Healthy Michigan. It has allowed over 600,000 people to gain healt...
Sunday, January 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Wellness: 'Kevin's Law' a tool to help families »
Families who may be trying to encourage their family members to get mental health treatment now have a tool to simplify th...
Saturday, January 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Women's March on Lansing draws about 8,000 people »
LANSING — Nearly 8,000 people crowded in front of the Michigan Capitol Building on Saturday — some backed up across the s...
Saturday, January 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local and statewide women's marches emulate that of D.C. »
  Thousands of protesters marched through Ann Arbor to the Diag to participate in the Women’s March Saturday aft...
Thursday, January 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
UM-Flint Social Work Programs Impact North Flint Residents »
The University of Michigan-Flint Social Work Department has deepened its engagement in client-focused field work in Flin...
Monday, January 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Wellness: Have a l​ittle Faith »
The cold winter has arrived. As I write this I am sitting in front of a warm fire, drinking a mug of hot cinnamon-flavored...
Thursday, October 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maria Bosnak-LMSW Running for Kalamazoo Public School Board of Trustees »
Maria Bosnak, LMSW is running for one of two open seats on the  Kalamazoo Public School Board of Trustees,  whi...
Friday, September 30, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
UM-Flint Alumna: Geriatric Social Work is Rewarding, Needed »
A 2015 graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) Program, Debra McGee has a big heart f...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guadalupe Lara Elected to National Board of Directors »
    NASW-Michigan would like to congratulate chapter member Guadalupe G. Lara, LMSW on being elected...
Tuesday, September 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How labels didn’t stop a family from achieving full inclusion »
How labels didn’t stop a family from achieving full inclusion for son with developmental disability How do you express...
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Local social worker helping others through equine therapy »
(WXYZ) - Amber Burkhardt-Sidebottom is a licensed clinical social worker who owns Bridgewater Support Services in Manchest...
Friday, May 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Swoop's Student Food Pantry creator awarded 'Outstanding Community Impact' award »
By Nina Drumsta     This past April during the Michigan Campus Compact’s annual event at Michigan State U...
Thursday, April 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Republicans, Democrats Urged to Stand Against Anti-Muslim Bigotry »
Religious leaders representing a mosaic of faiths gathered on Thursday at a news conference to urge the U.S. Republican an...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Immigration raids have negative impacts on Latino community, study shows »
Immigration raids conducted by local police, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol in recent years have ha...
Monday, March 28, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
From poverty to professor »
Most people meeting Marian Tripplett of Benton Harbor would never guess the road she traveled to get where she is today....
Thursday, February 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Flint volunteer: "The joke is, 'We're not from the government, we're here to help you.'" »
One positive aspect of the Flint water crisis has been the thousands of people from across Michigan, and around the countr...
Thursday, February 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wayne State M.S.W. student bringing social work to Syria »
During a humanitarian crisis, social workers are among the first responders of community health, mobilizing quickly to hel...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Corks in an ocean of need »
Notes from an afternoon with water volunteers in Flint     Two water-bearing volunteers knocked at the...
Wednesday, February 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
UM-Flint Social Work Students Team Up for Soup Per Bowl 2016 »
University of Michigan-Flint Social Work students and faculty members teamed up with Flint-area residents last Friday to...

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