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    Wisconsin Social Workers: What Will You Do For NASW-WI?

    By Kristi Wood, MSW, APSW.  There are thousands of us, over 16,000 to be precise: the social workers who make Wisconsin a great place to live. We help keep children safe.Kristi

    We help families improve the quality of their lives. We keep our hospitals running well by helping patients plan for their needs upon discharge. We provide services and therapies  Continue reading

    President’s Column

    By Donna Altepeter

    Donna AltepeterDear NASW Wisconsin members,

     Happy Social Work Month!!!! Know that we appreciate you for all that you do for our profession and the clients you serve. This is truly a month to be celebrated. Recently we held our board meeting and there… Continue reading

    President’s Column

    By Donna Altepeter

    Donna Altepeter

    Dear friends and members,

    As I write this for our December newsletter, it is November. It is about a year since the election of Donald Trump to the presidency and once again, politically, things have shifted.

    I woke up this morning and… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    By Donna Altepeter

    Donna AltepeterDear NASW Wisconsin members,

    As you have probably noticed, I do try to send you a letter periodically in the newsletter but have not been much of a blogger. However, the events in Charlottesville, VA this weekend and subsequent comments made by… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    by Donna Altepeter

    Dear members,

    Welcome to the warmth of summer. It’s a time for endings for many, end of semesters, end of school for kids, end of shoveling snow. We hope! But one thing continues: Marc Herstand, your executive director of NASW Wisconsin, continues… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    By Donna Altepeter

    Greetings members!

    It is a busy time for NASW Wisconsin. New leadership in Madison means Marc and all of us are trying to get to know our governmental officials and help them to get to know us.  There are many legislative issues that… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    Hello members!

    I hope this time of year finds you well and carrying some glimmer of hope in the work that you do serving others. For me, I must be honest; this year, this is a challenging time of year. I thought I would find some… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    Welcome members!

    Here we are, already September and getting ready to say goodbye to summer. I am hoping yours was good and that there were some moments of relaxation and rest in the midst of our beautiful Wisconsin summer.

    My name is Donna Altepeter. I… Continue reading

    The President’s Column

    by Emily Kenney, MSW, LCSW

    Here it is. My last article. I have been on the NASW-WI board for 5 years, and no year has been more busy and full of work than this one!  NASW has its work cut out moving forward. I know… Continue reading

    Happy Social Work Month!

    I am proud to be a social worker, and I’m sure if you’re reading this article, you are too. I hope you take this month to educate people on what social workers are and do, recognize and celebrate the hard work that you do,… Continue reading