Chapter Elections are now underway until May 31, 2015. We value you participation in our official 2015-2016 Board Elections. 

 

The following positions are slated for the Election: 
  • Treasurer 
  • Southern Regional Representative 
  • MSW Representative
  • BSW Representative 
All voting will take place through Survey Monkey online, and can only be accessed through membership. 

 

  

Gulf Coast Elder Abuse Conference 

The 9th Annual Gulf Coast Elder Abuse Conference will be on June 15th at the Northshore Harbor Center in Slidell, LA.  Registration is now open for this fantastic opportunity to learn from nationally recognized experts and improve your knowledge and understanding of Elder Abuse. Register by May 10th to qualify for the Early Registration Rate.

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Recent News
 

SJR 34 would shut the door on Medicaid expansion.

We need you to act now. Twenty-one state senators have proposed a resolution opposing Medicaid expansion. Senate Joint Resolution 34 slams the door on health coverage for 185,000 hard-working Alabamians.

The coverage gap is withholding health care from too many Alabama workers and their families. It also puts hospitals across the state at financial risk. Urge your senator to oppose SJR 34 if it comes to the Senate floor.

Here’s the list of SJR 34 cosponsors: Senators Pittman, Albritton, Melson, Bussman, Scofield, Allen, Sanford, Holtzclaw, Glover, Brewbaker, Waggoner, Shelnutt, Hightower, Stutts, Ward, McClendon, Livingston, Reed, Whatley, Orr and Williams

 

http://arisecitizens.org/index.php/about-us-topmenu-45-45/support-arise-donate 

 

   Discrimination
4.02 Discrimination
1. Social workers should not practice, condone, facilitate, or collaborate with any form of discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, political belief, religion, or mental or physical disability.

Cultural Competence
1.05 Cultural Competence and Social Diversity
1. Social workers should understand culture and its function in human behavior and society, recognizing the strengths that exist in all cultures.
2. Social workers should have a a knowledge base of their clients' cultures and be able to demonstrate competence in the provision of service that are sensitive to clients' cultures and to the difference among people and cultural groups.
3. Social workers should obtain education about and seek to understand the nature of social diversity and oppression with respect to race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, martial status, political belief, religion, and mental or physical disability. 

Click here to view the Code of Ethics



 






  




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Feel free to contact us at 334-260-4018, Fax:334-260-4070 or alabama@naswal.net.


 

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4/17/2015 » 5/31/2015
NASW - Alabama Chapter Presents - The Torchbearer Scholarship

5/1/2015 » 5/31/2015
2015-2016 Chapter Elections

6/15/2015
9th Annual Gulf Coast Elder Abuse Conference

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