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  “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country”.  John Fitzgerald Kennedy   This famous quote made 50 years ago by President Kennedy inspired idealistic young American to join the Peace Corps, VISTA and other groups to give to the country and the world.  Social workers [...]

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News from NASW WI
  • Interns and Dave Hansen

    2014 Spring Newsletter

     The NASW-WI 2014 Spring Newsletter is here! Inside we have articles and information including:   Hannah Rosenthal & Lynn Sanford to Keynote at the 2014 NASW-WI Annual Conference NASW-WI Challenges Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare Debate on Legalization of Marijuana at the 2014 NASW-WI Annual Conference NASW-WI Testifies on Behalf of Higher Education Lower Debt for WI Bill [...]

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Thoughts from the Executive Director
  • Marc Herstand, MSW, CISW, Executive Director

    ADVOCACY FOR THE PROFESSION: IT NEVER STOPS!

    Perhaps the most critical role of NASW WI is to advocate for you-our member and for the social work profession.    While you are doing the client, cause and systems advocacy to help your clients, we are advocating on your behalf so you can do your job more effectively, safely, and are given the respect, security [...]

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From the President
  • Corky Hempe 1

    ADVOCACY FOR CLIENTS AND THE PROFESSION

    Social work students are inspired to enter the profession with a strong desire to help others.  Usually this is perceived as working directly with clients one-on-one or in small groups.  Many competent and skilled social workers provide effective case advocacy on behalf of their clients and experience deep satisfaction with the process and outcomes.  But [...]

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