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John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA): The Time is Now

NASW knows the pathway to meaningful societal change is often through the ballot

In legal victory, Ohio Supreme Court extends parental rights to same-sex couples

NASW part of amicus brief that supports rights of parents in same-sex marriages

A lonely man in prison yard

NASW amicus brief helps lead to court ordering children removed from Louisiana Angola Prison

Despite legal victory, Louisiana has appealed ruling by Fifth Court of Appeals

NASW National Board Members Remember Colleague Anthony “Tony” Bibus, III

Bibus made people feel valued and genuinely listened to what they had to say

And Female Drama Students At Performing Arts School In Studio Improvisation Class

How Improv theater is like therapy | NASW Member Voices

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.

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Help Your Fellow Social Workers in Just Eight Minutes

Help Your Fellow Social Workers in Just Eight Minutes

In just eight minutes, you can help us better train and educate social workers who serve clients who may be at risk for substance-related problems, including substance use disorders and substance-exposed pregnancies. Your responses will be completely anonymous.

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5 Ways to Make More Money As a Social Worker

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...

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Social Work Advocates Magazine

Giving Back is Part of the Code of Ethics, Board Member Says

Giving Back is Part of the Code of Ethics, Board Member Says

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...

Advocacy

New Hampshire Chapter Program Probes Racism in Family Separation Systems

New Hampshire Chapter Program Probes Racism in Family Separation Systems

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