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Each year in the spring, NASW-GA organizes a statewide Social Work Lobby Day. Faculty, social workers and students are encouraged to attend. Participants have the opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and make their collective voices heard about programs and policies that affect social workers and their clients.

My Friend's House and South Georgia CARE-NET

My Friend's House and South Georgia CareNET are sponsored by the VSU Department of Human Services' Social Work program. In response to the needs of the many caregivers in our community, My Friends House is dedicated to providing a safe environment for those who are impaired by Alzheimer's Disease or a similar dementia. We strive to provide a cheerful, homelike place to help overcome isolation and to delay nursing home confinement. To provide caregivers with education, support, peace of mind and above all - some time for themselves. CARE-NET has as its mission to find new and innovative ways of helping informal (lay/family) and formal (professional) caregivers for persons with physical or mental illnesses, difficulties of the frail elderly, developmental disabilities, or those with substance abuse problems.

Doctors Without Borders needs Social Workers

Doctors Without Borders is an independent international medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to those people affected by conflicts, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care. Operating in more than 70 countries with over 3,800 field assignments, Doctors Without Borders is seeking mental health workers to volunteer overseas. Qualifications include at least two years of professional experience with no more than a two-year gap in clinical practice and a commitment of at least six months. Experience in either post-traumatic stress disorder or trauma and related area is needed. Language skills are considered a major asset and recruiters are looking for those who have relevant travel and work skills outside of the United States. For additional information, online applications, and volunteer stories, please visit