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Press Release: Effective Frontline Supervision Essential to Child Protection Services

National Association of Social Workers Releases Report on Workplace, Skills and Support Challenges WASHINGTON, D.C.  //March 31, 2011// Every day a child in the U.S. dies from child abuse and neglect.  In many instances, these horrific deaths could be prevented. Every day, public child welfare employees, many of whom are professional social workers, witness some […]

April 1st, 2011 at 9:40 am

Supervision: The Safety Net for Front-Line Child Welfare Practice

The quality of the direct services provided to children and families, the positive outcomes of service delivery, the successful recruitment and retention of workers, and the ability of child welfare organizations to function in times of change and stress depend on the recognition, development and affirmation of supervisors as crucial organizational and community leaders (National […]

Social Work Policy Symposium on Child Welfare Supervision to Address Gaps, Opportunities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2010 Gail Woods Waller 202.336.8236 gwaller@naswdc.org Social Work Policy Symposium on Child Welfare Supervision to Address Gaps, Opportunities Third in series of think tank discussions seeks to improve outcomes for vulnerable children   WASHINGTON, DC—As child welfare tragedies continue to grab headlines around the country, finding new ways to educate […]

November 18th, 2010 at 10:29 am

Social Work Policy Institute Holds Think Tank Symposium on Hospice Social Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2010 knortham@naswdc.org Contact: Kyle Northam 202.336.8212 Social Work Policy Institute Holds Think Tank Symposium on Hospice Social Work Symposium Created Action Plan for Future Policy and Research WASHINGTON—The Social Work Policy Institute (SWPI) hosted a think tank symposium, Hospice Social Work: Linking Policy, Practice, and Research, to identify current issues […]

March 25th, 2010 at 2:43 pm

Social Work Research and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): A Research Symposium to Strengthen the Connection

Final report and agenda for action now available. On November 16, 2009 the Social Work Policy Institute (SWPI) convened a think tank meeting, Social Work Research and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER): A Research Symposium to Strengthen the Connection. This symposium examine how the social work profession might best contribute to the expanding attention to CER […]