Author Archives: Kim Simpson

NASW Press Holiday Sale: Save 25% Off Select Books and eBooks!

NASW Press Holiday Sale 2022

Holiday Sale Sampling . . . Currently, about 5.4 million South Asians live in the United States, with family origins in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, and Bhutan. When working with South Asian clients, it is crucial to understand their level of acculturation to the mainstream and the profound impact it has on their stress levels, coping ... Read More »

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NASW Press Fall eBook Sale September 21 Through October 24

Using case studies, diagnostic tools, and clinician self-care, Gregory L. Nooney demonstrates, in Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder, how to confirm a DID diagnosis and establish a therapeutic relationship; assist the client in developing internal communication, cooperation, and co-consciousness; mitigate the risk of breaking dissociative barriers too quickly; manage the risk of rapid switching and decompensation, including suicidal risk; ... Read More »

NASW Press Reads for Policy, Advocacy, and Impact!

NASW Reads for Policy, Advocacy, and Impact!

43 Essential Policies for Human Services Professionals, by Gerald V. O’Brien, boils down key policies to their most essential elements: historical overview and nature of the social problem, policy overview, and effectiveness. Analysis elements address issues related to the policy, such as trigger events, problem framing, social engineering, covert rationales, unintended consequences, target efficiency, and governmental responsibility. This thought-provoking and ... Read More »

NASW Press Reads for Choice, Strength, and Autonomy!

NASW Press Reads for Strength, Autonomy, and Choice!

Disability, Intimacy, and Sexual Health: A Social Work Perspective by Kristen Faye Linton, Heidi Adams Rueda, and Lela Rankin Williams In this book the authors compile comprehensive research and candid interviews with social workers to explore the complicated intersection of disability and sexuality. The book begins by detailing historical violations of the sexual and reproductive rights of people with disabilities, ... Read More »

NASW Press Reads for Balance, Self-Care, and Connection

NASW Press June Reads for Balance, Self-Care, Connection

Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work, 2nd Edition by SaraKay Smullens The first edition of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work was a breakout hit, providing a guiding light for those who were struggling. In the second edition, author SaraKay Smullens has updated the text to reflect our evolving understanding of burnout. Once again, Smullens defines creative strategies for self-care and personal ... Read More »

Show Pride in the Profession: Professional Social Worker Pin!

NASW Professional Social Worker Pins

The NASW Social Work Pin Program enables social workers to show pride and commitment to the profession at the same time they support our National Social Work Public Education Campaign. The Social Work Pin Program is available to individuals who make a donation to the NASW Foundation, as well as to schools of social work that purchase professional social worker ... Read More »

Celebrate Your Graduate—Save 30% Off Select Books!

NASW Press Graduation Sale 2022

Buy one, two, or best deal: all three. Valuable tools graduates can use! The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases and Commentary, 2nd Edition by Frederic G. Reamer This book’s realistic ethics cases provide a useful tool for discussing ethical dilemmas and ethical decision making. Following each set of cases, Reamer includes commentary highlighting key ethics concepts and references to relevant ... Read More »

Celebrate Social Work Month with NASW Press: 20% Off Books and eBooks!

Social Work Month

Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder by Gregory L. Nooney Dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder, is a misunderstood and often underdiagnosed condition. Whether you are a new social worker or an experienced frontline staffer who is new to DID, Diagnosing and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder is the resource that can help. Using case studies, diagnostic ... Read More »

Have Eight Minutes To Share Your Thoughts On Client Alcohol Use?

Social Worker Talking With Client.

We want to know what you know—and wish you knew—about client alcohol use. Eight minutes is all it takes to help us better train and educate social workers who serve women, families, and others who may be at risk for alcohol-related problems, including alcohol use disorders and alcohol-exposed pregnancies. Your responses will be completely anonymous. NASW, along with other leading medical groups, ... Read More »

Celebrate Black History Month with NASW Press: 20% Off Select Books and eBooks!

Celebrate Black History Month with NASW Press: 20% Off Select Books and eBooks!

African American Leadership: An Empowerment Tradition in Social Welfare History by Iris B. Carlton-LaNey, Editor Sixteen painstakingly researched chapters, written by social workers, highlight the distinct roles of African American social work pioneers from the 1890s through the 1940s. The book discusses the birth of social welfare activities, both informal and formal, and introduces founding members of organizations such as ... Read More »