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A stamp with elementary students of different races commemorating school desegregation.

NASW celebrates 70th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Journey toward equitable education is incomplete, but NASW is committed to policies that bring justice, equity

The Evolution of Library Social Work

Library social work is neither macro nor micro – it is a generalist role where social workers can fluidly move between both ways of working with people.

Grindhouse film Squealer isn’t perfect, but may get Social Work right

Social Worker urges police to investigate missing women

The film Listener shows the tension – and rewards – of crisis hotline work

Producer Oren Moverman hopes the film will be a learning, teaching tool for social workers, others

Second Chance Act Reintroduced: Seminal Criminal Justice Reform Legislation

Law will less recidivism and improve quality of life of people who were formerly incarcerated

Practice

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April Ferguson LCSW-C Senior Practice Associate Children and Adolescents April 2024 The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) acknowledges April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and...

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Salute Your Graduate with an NASW Press Book Gift

Salute Your Graduate with an NASW Press Book Gift

The NASW Code of Ethics is a set of standards that guide the professional conduct of social workers. The 2021 update includes language that addresses the importance of professional self-care. Moreover, revisions to the Cultural Competence standard provide more...

NASW Proudly Acknowledges Women’s History Month

NASW Proudly Acknowledges Women’s History Month

NASW has consistently supported women’s issues and proudly acknowledges Women’s History Month. The NASW’s National Committee on Women’s Issue is responsible for developing, reviewing, and monitoring programs within the Association that significantly impact women.

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