On Friday, December 18, the U.S. Senate passed the bipartisan Mental Health Awareness and Improvement Act by voice vote. As the legislation heads to the House, the chairman and ranking member of the Senate health committee urged House passage of their legislation to...read more
The 2016 Annual Conference Committee has extended the deadline to submit your proposal to January 1, 2016. Registration for the conference will soon be open, so don’t pass up this opportunity to be on the line up of presenters. Click on one of the forms below and to...read more
NASW expresses it sorrow and concern regarding the horrific mass shooting in San Bernardino at the Inland Regional Center. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the injured victims, their families, and the friends and colleagues of the victims. We also express our concern...read more
In this issue:Fall Regional Conference2016 Chapter ElectionsUpcoming Branch Meetings2016 Annual ConferenceCommittee UpdatesLeadership AcademyWelcome New Members! NASW Arkansas | Board of Directors | 2015-16Peggy Tidmore-White, LCSW, President Stephanie...read more
The National Association of Social workers (NASW) is the oldest and largest organization of professional social workers with 155,000 members. It serves members and advocates for sound social policy. Professional social workers practice in many settings including family service agencies, community mental health centers, schools, hospitals, employee assistance programs, and public and private agencies. Professional social workers provide most of the nation’s mental health services and offer services to individuals, families and communities. A professional social worker has a degree from an accredited social work program and meets state legal requirements. NASW is a nonprofit organization.