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    Mental Health Services Needed for Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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    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.… Continue reading

    TAKE ACTION TO FIGHT HATE!

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    imagesThe racist and anti-Semitic march and violence on August 12th in Charlottesville, Virginia, along with the disgraceful response by our President, call upon us social workers to take action against hate in our communities and State. What can we do? The Southern Poverty Law… Continue reading

    Take Action and Help Our Profession!

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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… Continue reading

    Take Action and Support the Social Work Safety Bill!

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    Dear NASW-WI member,

    We urge you to email and call your State Representative/ Senator and ask him or her to support and sign on as a co-sponsor to the Social Work Safety bill. This bill would help protect the safety of social workers making… Continue reading

    Take Action and Help Our Profession!

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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… Continue reading

    RESPOND TO THE NASW WI SURVEY ON CLINICAL REIMBURSEMENT

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    NASW WI recently sent an email to all its members asking them to respond to a survey regarding the insurance companies that reimburse them.  If you are a clinical social worker and have not yet responded to this survey, please do so now!  We… Continue reading

    Support the Child Victim’s Act!

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    Ask your State Senator and State Representative to sign on as a sponsor to the Child Victim’s Act.  This legislation, introduced by State Senator Julie Lassa (D-Stevens Point) and State Representative Sandy Pasch (D-Whitefish Bay) would protect victims of sexual abuse by removing the… Continue reading

    OPPOSE CUTS TO MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR LOW INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES!

    -+*NASW WI urges you to contact Joint Finance Committee members and ask them to vote no on the Department of Health Services’ proposed changes to Medicaid.  These changes will make it much more difficult for many low income individuals and families to afford health insurance… Continue reading

    Support the recall elections!

    -+*Are you concerned about the drastic cuts in public education, transportation, health care for the poor, and other programs for the poor and middle class in the recently passed state budget?  Are you concerned about one party rule in Madison?  Are you concerned about attempts… Continue reading

    Fight the Conceal Carry Legislation!

    -+*Please contact your State Senator and State Representative and ask them to vote no on the conceal carry legislation, Assembly Bill 126 and Senate bills 90 and 93.  These bills are expected to come up for a vote in the State Assembly and State Senate… Continue reading