This is a list of steps that you can take to advance our campaign and help us to change the state's hiring decisions on social workers.
Fact Sheet letterhead join campaign: This lists quick facts and talking points you can use when discussing this issue. It can be used as a hand-out that you can send to legislators and other policy makers or when sharing information with colleagues.
Postion Paper: This is the NASW/CT "white paper" on the issue of hiring of professional social workers by the State of Connecticut. It includes history of the issue, cites research findings, discusses social work education and elaborates on all the key points as to why State Agencies should hire MSW's and BSW's for social work positions.
Email to Governor Malloy on the State Hiring: This is a sample of an email that can be sent to the Governor. We suggest using it as a model and using your own wording.
Sample Letter to Govenor Malloy on State Social Work Hiring: This is a sample of a letter that can be sent to the Governor. It is slightly more detailed than the email sample. We suggest using it as a model and using your worn words and experiences.
Sample Letter to Don DeFronzo on State Social Work Hiring: This is a sample letter to DAS Commissioner Donald DeFranzo. It is more detailed than the letter to the Governor and focuses more on the issues that are most relevant to hiring matters. We suggest using it as a model for writing your own letter.