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News Items, May 6, 2010

A round-up of recent news items of interest:

Arizona continues disturbing trend against civil rights
Idaho Press-Tribune
Human rights-based organizations such as the National Association of Social Workers have put forward key points for comprehensive immigration reform.

Book World: Carolyn See reviews ‘Stuff,’ by Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
The Washington Post
“Six million to fifteen million Americans suffer from hoarding that causes them distress or interferes with their ability to live,” authors Randy Frost and Gail Steketee write.…

Immigrant Supporters Ask Feds to Void New AZ Law
Public News Service-AZ
A delegation of Arizona political, faith, human rights, business and labor leaders travels to Washington today for a meeting with Justice Department officials, urging them to invalidate Arizona’s tough new immigration law.…

Local View: In wake of losing pioneer Height, social work needs to be revitalized
Lincoln Journal Star
One more thing to add to her resume is that she was a social worker. She used her education and training to fight injustice and make a difference in the

Non-biological mother is a legal parent, NY high court rules
San Diego Gay & Lesbian News
NEW YORK — All seven judges on the New York State Court of Appeals ruled the New York City Bar Association, the National Association of Social Workers,

Child Therapist At Center Of Craft-Henke Custody Case Testifies
The Chattanoogan
“Are social workers in Georgia, to the best of your knowledge, held to the NASW code of ethics?” “In essence, yes,” was her reply. Dr. Lorandos then had the

The path to social justice
UWEC Spectator
Upon returning, Wolf switched from nursing to social work. “I kind of saw it as a more active way to change things,” she said, adding that while she thinks

Social Work Students Take the Field
UVM News
(Photo: Sally McCay) For UVM social work students, the moment they know they’ve made the right career choice doesn’t usually happen in the classroom.

Column: Women enslaved for sex is not joke material
Exponent Online
A state-chapter member of the National Association of Social Workers dialed the show to protest. Rover and company only replied, “Someone needs to shove

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