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December 2014





Upcoming Events

Social Work Advocacy Day
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Texas State Capitol, Austin
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Texas Law for the Social Worker
Watch for information on Miriam's spring workshop tour. Coming soon!

Last Call for Leadership Nominations

The deadline for NASW/Texas Elected Leadership Nominations has been extended to Monday, December 15. Volunteer elected leaders make the work of our association possible and benefit from great networking, increased skills, and meaningful leadership experience. Learn more about our opportunities to serve and submit your self nomination by December 15!

Changes at the Top

How will last month's election impact our relationships and advocacy at the Capitol?
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Member Benefits

3-in-1 Membership makes your professional affiliation easy breezy!
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Practice Resource

In case you missed it: 10 key changes to the DSM that you should know about.
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Social Work Paves the Way for ChangeShare Your Knowledge at the 2015 State Conference: Call for Proposals Now Open

NASW/Texas is now accepting proposals for the 39th Annual State Conference, to be held in Galveston November 12-14, 2015. Proposals must be submitted using the online form by midnight on February 18, 2015. Members are encouraged to apply and to invite great presenters they've encountered over the last year to submit as well. Learn more.
Members are also needed to serve as volunteer abstract reviewers in March. Sign up now.

All People MatterAdvocate for your profession!
Advocate for your clients!

Join us for Social Work Advocacy Day on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, and help us advance the 2015 NASW/Texas Legislative Agenda which focuses on greater recognition and reimbursement for social workers across Texas in the next legislative session, as well as increasing the value that the legislature places upon our profession. Register to join us at the Capitol or make a pledge to visit your legislator's local office. Learn more and sign up.

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This Month's News

  • LMSW Review Kit now 25% off while supplies last! Studying for your LMSW Licensing Exam? Our Review Kit can help! Read more

  • Clinical Reimbursement News. NASW/Texas Members and staff help fight for improved reimbursement policy for Texas social workers. Read more

  • NASW/Texas & Other NASW Chapters Push for Medicaid Expansion. Texas Government Relations Director Will Francis was interviewed for a recent NASW News article on this subject. Read more
  • TPACE Reviews the Post Election Blues. What factors impacted the November elections and how should social workers prepare for the legislative session? Read more
  • The Human Rights Committee explores life at the US Mexico Border and how this experience should inform immigration policy. Read more

  • NASW/Texas Graduate Intern Susanne Alsina reflects on her experience at an administrative field placement and how networking with fellow Latinas in NASW/Texas leadership has impacted her professional journey. Read more
  • How Retirement Benefits will Change in 2015. A useful article from U.S. News and World Report by Emily Brandon. Read more


Job Board

Texas Health Springwood Behavioral Hospital;
Family Counseling Service;
Communities in Schools, Fort Worth;
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor's College of Sciences;
AIDS Outreach Center;

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