Chapter News

From the Pen of the Executive Director: September 2017

As a teenager I marched against neo-Nazis in Chicago’s Marquette Park in 1972. I marched again against the Nazis in 1978 as a college student, and they attempted to parade in Skokie, IL. I was out for a walk with two of my young children four blocks away from the hate crime murder of Ricky » MORE
 

October 2017 - Student Network SIG Update

It’s back-to-school time for NASW student members. The NASW-Illinois Chapter Student Network Shared Interest Group (SIG) addresses the interests and needs of » MORE

October 2017 - Calumet District Update

Networking Event Recap Feedback from Calumet District CEU event in August included several requests for more networking opportunities in our area.  As » MORE

NASW ALERT: Act Now! Urge Senate to Vote No on Affordable Care Act Repeal

Senate Majority Leader  Mitch McConnell has promised a vote next week to repeal the Affordable Care Act, if he can garner the » MORE

Delegate Assembly Approves Revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics

On Friday, August 4, 2017, the Delegate Assembly of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) approved the most substantive revision to » MORE

STATEMENT: President Trump decision to rescind DACA is cruel, unwise and unjustified

NASW STATEMENT: The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) strongly opposes President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and will » MORE

Another 10 years of licensure!

On Friday, August 25, 2017, Governor Bruce Rauner signed our social work licensure renewal bill authorizing another ten years of professional licensure for » MORE

From the Pen of the Executive Director: September 2017

As a teenager I marched against neo-Nazis in Chicago’s Marquette Park in 1972. I marched again against the Nazis in 1978 as » MORE

2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference: A Meeting of the Professions

2017 NASW-Illinois Chapter Statewide Conference: A Meeting of the Professions Monday, October 23 through Wednesday, October 25, 2017   Special Pre-Conference CEU Event » MORE

August 2017 - Student Network SIG Update

It’s back-to-school time for NASW student members. The NASW-Illinois Chapter Student Network Shared Interest Group (SIG) addresses the interests and needs of » MORE

September 2017 - East Central District Update

Hello Again East Central District Members! Back to school time means back to structure and that is definitley a good thing for » MORE
 
CHAPTER UPDATE

Rescheduled NASW Special Meeting of the Members

As shared with us by the National NASW Office:  The postponed Special Meeting of the Membership has been rescheduled for August 25, 2016. As discussed previously, the Special Meeting » MORE
SOCIAL WORK NEWS

Rule Changes Effective for the 2013-2015 Licensure Cycle

  UPDATE: An FAQ regarding the licensure changes has been created. Click here for the FAQ.    Two changes became effective beginning December 1, 2013, and will apply to the » MORE

CurrentEvents

Monday, September 25, 2017

Emotional Abuse and Self-Defense (Chicago)

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mindfulness in Group Settings (Chicago)

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CurrentClasses

Monday, September 25, 2017

Emotional Abuse and Self-Defense (Chicago)

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Mindfulness in Group Settings (Chicago)

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UPCOMING EVENTS
  • 09-25-17

    Emotional Abuse and Self-Defense (Chicago)

  • 09-26-17

    Mindfulness in Group Settings (Chicago)

  • 09-27-17

    Better Not Bitter: Growing through Grief (Chicago)

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