January 2019 - Jane Addams District Update

Greetings From Thanksgiving through New Years most all of us were very busy in activites with family, extended family and friends.  I hope that the beauty of the season brought peace and hope to all. I too had a busy » MORE

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 will be a virtual meeting, which enables National NASW, via technology, to » MORE

HIPAA Series

Introduction The Legal Defense Fund has provided NASW members with a wealth of information on its webpage about the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act’s (HIPAA) regulations in context with social work practice and the NASW Code of Ethics. » MORE

NASW Illinois Chapter Bylaw Amendment - November 2014

This November 2014, the NASW Illinois Chapter Board of Directors approved draft changes to the chapter bylaws. In accordance with Article XV of the NASW Illinois Chapter bylaws: The NASW Illinois Chapter bylaws may be amended by a vote of » MORE

March 2014 - Calumet District Update

Join and help us celebrate the annual NASW Illinois Chapter Social Work Awards, presented every March in honor of Social Work Month. It is an opportunity to show your social worker pride, meet fellow professionals, relax, and enjoy camaraderie. For » MORE

2014 NASW IL PAC Endorsements Announced

The NASW Illinois Chapter Political Action Committee (PAC) has made its announcements for the November 2014 elections. To view a list of all NASW Illinois–endorsed candidates, go to: http://naswilpac.org.  The NASW IL PAC is the nonpartisan political arm of the » MORE

Sun-Times Unfortunate Comments Disparaging The Social Work Profession

    Letter sent to the Chicago Sun-Times on March 4, 2013:       March 4, 2013 Dear Editor: At the start of Social Work Month (March), it was unfortunate to read Marc Brown’s recent columns about events in Chicago’s » MORE

NASW Illinois Chapter Board Member Maudette Carr Honored with Award

At its inaugural gala on November 11, 2011, the Tolton Guild honored the birthday of Martha Jane Tolton and presented the Martha Jane Tolton Award to NASW Illinois Chapter Secretary Maudette Carr. The Tolton Guild is an organization established by » MORE

NASW Illinois Letter Regarding Proposed Closure of Chester Mental Health Center

Below is a letter that was sent out by the NASW Illinois Chapter regarding the proposed closures of the Chester Mental Health Center in Chester, Illinois. September 16, 2011 Governor Pat Quinn 2 ½ State House Springfield, IL   62706 Dear » MORE

NASW Illinois Letter to Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

September 23, 2011 Joe Sternberg Manager, Network Management Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois 300 East Randolph Street Chicago, Illinois 60601-5099 Dear Mr. Sternberg: We are writing to you on behalf of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Illinois » MORE

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