I’m a mere therapist, but if I could share one piece of life advice with anyone, it would be this: Take an improv class.
By April Ferguson, LCSW-C, NASW Senior Practice Associate for Children and Adolescents NASW continues its collaboration with Sesame Workshop (SW) and recently partnered for a roundtable discussion regarding parental addiction. SW is a nonprofit impact organization...
Rule allows for Title IV-E agencies to utilize separate licensing requirements for kinship homes and distribute payments to kinship providers
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By Tashara Robinson, LICSW Travel Social Worker I’ve been a social worker for the past 8 years, and let me tell you, it's been a wild ride. I've navigated through various social work roles such as working within an Employee Assistance Program, to working with foster...
By Ryan Namata Social workers play a vital role in society, providing support and assistance to individuals and communities in need. However, many social workers face challenges when it comes to negotiating fair salaries and earning a sustainable income. Did you know...
Throughout a career in social work at New York area hospitals, Diana Guida Brown gave passionate voice to the needs and dignity of hospital patients
No matter the generation, Black women have always been relentless advocates for change, fighting tirelessly for equality, peace, and justice.
Social Work Advocates Magazine
If someone says ‘tap’ or taps you, you let go. It’s all about consent
The LGBTQIA+ community is under attack, but social workers can help
By Paul R. Pace “My mother was the first social work-like person I had ever met,” says Cindy Bautista-Thomas. “She did a lot of work in the community." “She would volunteer at church, at the soup kitchens, and help people in the community by providing them with...
Court rules says private citizens and groups do not have authority to challenge states for violating voting rights
It is not too much to insist our political leaders at least enact commonsense gun laws aimed at reducing gun violence.
By Alison Laurio The NASW New Hampshire chapter’s May 4 symposium titled Getting to the Root: Dismantling Racism in Family Separation Systems was presented in partnership with the University of New Hampshire’s social work department, which provided some funding, said...
Ethics & Law
Despite legal victory, Louisiana has appealed ruling by Fifth Court of Appeals
The intersection of SCOTUS actions and the social welfare of marginalized Americans is unmistakable.
This expansion of the ministerial exception risks threatening the civil rights of thousands of New Jersey employees.