Category: Community Voice

Wednesday NetWORK 8/2019

AUGUST'S WEDNESDAY NETWORK Are You Sitting At The Table Or Watching From The Sidelines? The Wednesday NetWORK – Meet the new email newsletter from NSWM curated just for you the first Wednesday of every month. In order to sit at the table, there are many things involved. We at NSWM want to help you get there... Read more »

Wednesday NetWORK 08/2018

AUGUST'S WEDNESDAY NETWORK Are You Sitting At The Table Or Watching From The Sidelines? The Wednesday NetWORK - Meet the new email newsletter from NSWM curated just for you the first Wednesday of every month. In order to sit at the table, there are many things involved. We at NSWM want to help you get there... Read more »

Resources for Integrated Care

Social work managers play a critical role in leading high performing health and human service organizations. These leaders develop a vision for social impact, inspire staff, and engage their organization in meaningful quality improvement. As we reflect on Mental Health Awareness month, we recognize that social work managers have the potential to make a significant... Read more »

Social Work Management Week: A Day In The Life of a Social Work Manager

Short Bio. Thenera Bailey is the President/CEO of the SISGI Group, a consulting and research organization dedicated to providing strategic resources to mission driven work led by individuals, groups and organizations. Thenera has an accomplished career as a consultant, trainer and technical assistance provider to programs, organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, corporations, schools and school districts.... Read more »

Social Work Management Week: An Interview with Agnes Nzomene

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where are you from? What attracted you to the Social Work Profession? A: My name is Agnes Nzomene and I was born in Cameroon, Central Africa. I am the 7th sibling out of 11 children. I came to the US in 2008 to be with my husband... Read more »

Maddy Day, Director of Outreach and Training for the Center for Fostering Success at Western Michigan University

Maddy Day is the Director of Outreach and Training for the Center for Fostering Success at Western Michigan University. In her role, Maddy directs Fostering Success Michigan, a statewide initiative working to increase access and success in postsecondary education for Michigan’s students from foster care. Prior to this, Maddy co-founded the University of Washington Champions... Read more »

Ben Sher, Director of the Office of Global and Lifelong Learning at the Silver School of Social Work

Ben Sher is currently the Director of the Office of Global and Lifelong Learning at the Silver School of Social Work. Prior to this position, Ben held numerous titles at the Institute for Community Living, Inc., (ICL) a behavioral healthcare agency serving metropolitan New Yorkers with mental illness and/or developmental disabilities. He began his career at... Read more »

Brooks Wilson, LCSW-R, Director of Mental Health Services at Sheltering Arms

 Ms. Brooks Wilson, LCSW-R, is a leader, trainer, consultant and program developer in the areas of mental health, early childhood education, foster care and child protective services. One of her passions is to break down institutional silos to foster integration and open communication, supporting cultural transformation within organizations.  Ms. Brooks Wilson received her MSW from... Read more »