Author Archives: Kim Simpson

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This Holiday Season the NASW Foundation extends warm wishes and deep appreciation to professional social workers who work tirelessly to address some of society’s most challenging issues. You make the world a better place and we salute you for your skills, knowledge, energy, devotion, and compassion. “Thank you, thank you, for all you do!” As the year winds down, we ... Read More »

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

NASW Press Holiday Sale 2021

This holiday season visit NASW Press for all things social work: books, eBooks, CEU books, reference works, journals, brochures, and standards. Use code HOLIDAY21 to get 25% off select Holiday Sale books and eBooks. If you have questions please send an email to NASWPress@BrightKey.net or call 1-800-227-3590. _____________________________________ You Might Also Be Interested In . . . 30% Off All CE ... Read More »

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Interactional Supervision, 4th Edition, by Lawrence Shulman Drawing on decades of his own experience and the experiences of those he has trained, Lawrence Shulman provides clear, simple models of supervision using a conversational tone and practical advice in this must-have resource. Every phase of supervision is discussed in detail, with a focus on communication, making demands for work, facing taboo ... Read More »

The Power of Primary Prevention

Pregnant Woman Declining Glass Of Wine

Alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEPs) are more common than you might think: according to a new study, an estimated 54 percent of children in the United States are exposed to alcohol before they’re born. The high prevalence of AEPs surprised even the study’s authors, who looked for what might be driving the trend. The answer? Unintended pregnancies—from when women drank without knowing ... Read More »

Start the School Year Off Right: NASW Press Tools You Can Use, September 1–30!

NASW Press Back To School Tools You Can Use

Social Work Documentation: A Guide to Strengthening Your Case Recording by Nancy L. Sidell Earn CEUs for reading this title! For more information, visit the Social Work Online CE Institute. The second edition of Social Work Documentation: A Guide to Strengthening Your Case Recording is an update to Nancy L. Sidell’s 2011 book on the importance of developing effective social ... Read More »

Meet the 2021-2022 NASW Foundation Scholars!

Modupe Olayinka Billie Edogun, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2021-2022 scholars. This exemplary group of master’s degree students is receiving $66,000 in awards from two programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties: Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship—awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment ... Read More »

August Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

NASW Press August Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

 Animal-Assisted Crisis Response: Specialized Canine Intervention for Individuals Affected by Disasters and Crises edited by Yvonne M. Eaton-Stull Animal-assisted crisis response (AACR) is a unique and proven intervention following crises and disasters. AACR teams are specially skilled, trained, and evaluated handlers with therapy dogs deployed after myriad incidents, including natural disasters, school or other mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and suicides, ... Read More »

July Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

July Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

Reenvisioning Therapy with Women of Color: A Black Feminist Healing Perspective by Lani V. Jones This unique and unapologetic book vividly explores the complex mental health experiences of Women of Color and gives therapists and educators a deeper understanding of the complex problems that Women of Color bring into treatment. With the goal of assisting therapists in developing foundational culturally ... Read More »

NASW Press June Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

NASW Press June Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration

Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work: A Guidebook for Students and Those in Mental Health and Related Professions by SaraKay Smullens Are you exhausted, stressed, overwhelmed? Or do you feel that these reactions are very close, waiting in the wings? If so, Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work is the book for you. Burnout, one of the primary reasons why ... Read More »