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Mental Health Services Needed for Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

+-*The Red Cross is providing services including mental health support to thousands affected by Hurricane Harvey on the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana. Health and mental health professionals are needed to support clients and responders with disaster related health and mental health needs. Please consider deploying as a Red Cross volunteer to support the […]

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2017 NASW-WI Annual Conference


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Somatic Empathy Theory

+-*This workshop includes a lecture, discussion and group interaction about Somatic Empathy Theory, which states that emotional energy moves between people and attaches to us like lint on Velcro.


A Look at Life Review

+-*The end of life is not a stagnant time. Developmental stages are still in progress. Join us as we examine this end of life task.


The Transfer of Trauma

+-*This session will discuss the Family Connects model, the T-SBIRT protocol, and will also elaborate on the three phases of the local pilot project: implementation, testing, and dissemination.


Session Spotlight

+-*Learn about a comprehensive approach to EBP (Evicence Based Practice) implementation and explore possible steps for application.


Stress and Burnout?

+-*This session on stress and burnout will explore generational differences in the workplace, examine stressors, and identify coping skills used by social workers and their supervisors.


Session Spotlight

+-*Don’t miss this informative workshop!


Interactive Session

+-*Get up-to-date with the current issues and bills confronting the 2017-2018 Wisconsin Legislative Session!


Session Spotlight

+-*Join us when we discuss the many challenges that face our aging society through the different social work disciplines.


Ethics and Boundaries Sessions

+-*Choose from two sessions to suit your needs. Reserve your spot today!


Racial Disparities and Restorative Justice

+-*Don’t miss this informative and inspirational keynote speaker!

News from NASW WI
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    Fall 2017 – The Wisconsin Social Worker Newsletter

    +-*The NASW-WI 2017 Fall Newsletter is here! Inside we have articles and information including:   Child Victim’s Act In Home Services Reimbursement Banning Conversion Therapy with Children Calendar of Events NASW WI Promotes Lethal Violence Protection Ordinance Charlottesville and Fighting Hate Take Action to Fight Hate Prior Authorization is […]

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Thoughts from the Executive Director
  • Marc Herstand

    A Quarter Century at NASW WI!

    +-*by Marc Herstand, MSW, CISW It is hard to believe I have now served as your executive director for 25 years!   I remember the first day I started with NASW WI.  I saw Bill Clinton and Al Gore speak at the Wisconsin State Capitol as […]

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From the President
  • Donna Altepeter

    The President’s Column

    +-*By Donna Altepeter Dear Members, Happy Fall! It is hard to believe but registration for our annual conference is taking place, as I write. This year it will be held in Madison. If you haven’t reviewed our speakers and workshops, please do!  The conference is […]

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