Oregon Youth Mental Health Protection Act

Delmar Stone & Oregon Gov. Kate Brown

Delmar Stone, executive director of NASW's Oregon Chapter, shakes hands with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown. Stone was attending the signing of the Oregon … [Continue reading]

A Village For One

Children Not For Sale

Filling in the Service Gaps for Portland’s Sexually Exploited Children An Interview with Co-Founder Cassandra Eichenberger LCSW, RN By: Amanda Ewing for NWSocialWorkers.com Cassie Eichenberger, the co-founder of A Village for One, was … [Continue reading]

“Purposeful Purposelessness”

Christopher Bower

Christopher Bower is a recent social work graduate of Boise State University and a Fulbright Scholar. He will be serving as an English Teaching Assistant in … [Continue reading]

Ethics and Addictions in Older Adults

Dr Denice Goodrich Liley, Ph.D

Finding Balance or Tipping Point Where Does Self-Determination Fit?   The changing demography of the US population will provide unique opportunities and challenges over the next decades. Ten thousand people each day are turning 65 years of … [Continue reading]

Monthly Call-in Sessions

IMPORTANT information for NASW Members in private practice: An Hour With Private Practice: Questions and Answers is a free question and answer session for NASW members which is held every third Wednesday of the month from January through … [Continue reading]

Ferguson: We stand with you

Portland State University

Faculty and Staff of the Portland State University School of Social Work stand in solidarity with communities working to address racism in our society, … [Continue reading]

A Life Altering Career

Hospice Care

Journey to End-of-Life Social Work By Camille Evans, LMSW, ACHP-SW Executive Director,Heart ‘n Home Hospice and Palliative Care LLC. If you would have told me 10 years ago that I … [Continue reading]

Oregon’s marijuana ballot measure

National Association of Social Workers Oregon Chapter Supports the Public Health Approach NASW-OR believes the “new approach” is better than the current approach on the use of marijuana Portland, Ore. –The NASW Oregon Chapter’s Social … [Continue reading]

George Fox University launches new Master of Social Work (MSW) program

George Fox University will be the only faith-based institution in Oregon and one of just three in the state to offer an MSW.   PORTLAND, Ore. (Sept. 1, 2014) – Applications to George Fox University’s new [Continue reading]

The Psychological Challenge of Living
in the Modern World

Ferguson and Beheadings The human mind did not evolve for the world we live in. Over the last twenty-four hours I’ve gazed at the image of a reporter about to be beheaded. Moments later in the same newscast I watched a mother and … [Continue reading]