Author Archives: Kim Simpson

NASW Foundation Awards Two Ruth Fizdale Research Grants to NASW Chapters!

Social Worker At Desk With Client

The NASW Foundation is pleased to award 2020-2021 Ruth Fizdale research grants to the NASW-New Jersey Chapter and the NASW-Oklahoma Chapter. Each chapter has received a $2,000 grant. The Fizdale Program underwrites chapter research projects that link practice and policy issues with relevant, emerging, social issues, in an effort to facilitate effective service delivery. The program provides opportunities for chapters ... Read More »

Meet the 2020-2021 NASW Foundation Scholars and Fellows!

Investing in the next generation of social work leaders! The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2020-2021 scholars and fellows. This exemplary group of 20 doctoral and master’s degree students are receiving $121,750 in awards from five programs, including: Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship—awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment to working with, ... Read More »

NASW Press Summer Social Work Resources Sale Continues: 20% Off Select Books!

NASW Press Social Work Resources For Your Summer

  Your 20% discount for Summer Social Work Resources books will automatically be applied to your print book order prior to the final credit card charge. For more information about the summer sale and all NASW Press titles, including books, eBooks, reference works, journals, brochures, and standards, visit the NASW Press website. If you have questions please send an email ... Read More »

Support the NASW Foundation—Social Workers Leading Change and Improving Lives!

Thanks to generous support from NASW Members and friends, the NASW Foundation works with NASW’s Chapters to raise charitable funds for educational, research, training, and scholarship activities at the state and local level. One such successful initiative is showcased below. All of our programs and activities, including Chapter efforts, are funded by voluntary contributions from NASW Members, friends, corporations, and ... Read More »

NASW Press Summer Social Work Resources Sale: 20% Off Select Books!

Social Work Resources For Your Summer

Your 20% discount for Summer Social Work Resources books will automatically be applied to your print book order prior to the final credit card charge. For more information about the summer sale and all NASW Press titles, including books, eBooks, reference works, journals, brochures, and standards, visit the NASW Press website. If you have questions please send an email to ... Read More »

Protecting Women’s Health During the Coronavirus Pandemic

woman doing yoga at home with small dog nearby

By Diana Ling, MA, Outreach Program Coordinator, Health Behavior Research and Training Institute, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, and Takia Richardson, LICSW, LCSW, NASW Senior Practice Associate, Behavioral Health National Women’s Health Week, May 10 through May 16, is an opportunity for all women to take five steps to better health: Eat healthy; exercise; ... Read More »

Donate to the NASW Foundation During a Global Day of Giving and Unity: Giving Tuesday | Now—May 5!

Giving Tuesday Now

In this time of global uncertainty, there is a fundamental truth that gives us hope—together we can do extraordinary things. In recent months, people have joined together to help out, give back, and heal. We are donating to community organizations and celebrating doctors, nurses, social workers, and other frontline individuals who are responding to the pandemic and keeping our country ... Read More »

Celebrate Your Graduate—Save 30% Off the NASW Press Graduation Bundle!

Social Work Speaks: National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements 2018–2020, 11th Edition, is a comprehensive and unabridged collection of policies adopted and revised by the NASW Delegate Assembly in 2017. The Delegate Assembly, NASW’s key policymaking body, meets every three years. The policy statements set the parameters for NASW’s positions and actions on a broad range of public policy ... Read More »

How to Make Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention Routine

Social Worker In Conversation With Pregnant Mother

By Takia Richardson, LICSW, LCSW, NASW Senior Practice Associate, Behavioral Health, and Diana Ling, Outreach Program Coordinator, Health Behavior Research and Training Institute, Steve Hicks School of Social Work, University of Texas at Austin Alcohol screening and brief intervention (SBI) is an evidence-based tool backed by more than 30 years of research. Yet most people have not talked to a ... Read More »