News Briefs

May 24, 2016

  NASW Montana Board of Directors Vacancies FY 2016-2017 President-Elect Vice President/Treasurer  Northwest Region Representative  Student Representatives (1 year term) University of Montana School of Social Work Walla Walla University School of Social Work Salish Kootenai School of Social Work NASW Montana is soliciting nominations to be considered for vacant positions on the Board of Directors.    The nomination process is by self-submission so if your leadership experience and skills match one of the descriptions for a vacant position, we encourage you to apply...

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May 20, 2016

Many Montanans are deeply touched by someone’s suicide. Year after year, Montana has one of the highest rates of suicide deaths in our nation. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Montana Chapter addresses suicide prevention in many ways including education and training programs. Two examples of education programs created by AFSP are Talk Saves Lives and More than Sad: Teen Depression, which include DVD and/or PowerPoint presentations. Both emphasize that suicide is preventable. Talk Saves Lives is a one hour program designed for various audiences 15 years of age and older. It introduces and provides a basic overview...

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