Oregon Needs Social Workers Like Ashley Pelton in the State Senate

article on behalf of NASW OR Social Workers Political Action Committee (SWPAC) Divisive politics has weakened and divided rural communities, but rural issues are not Left and Right issues. Water insecurity in Sodaville, unsafe sidewalks in Brownsville, empty storefronts in Sweet Home, land planning issues in Blue River/Vida, and inadequate evacuation routes in Oakridge, Ashley… learn more »

Telehealth During the Pandemic

NASW is advocating to ensure access to clinical social work services during the pandemic. This includes enabling people to receive these services via video conference from their home. The Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) on March 17 issued guidance that outlines how telehealth (including teletherapy) can be provided and reimbursed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.… learn more »