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Grand Challenges for Society: Now Available from NASW Press!

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Grand Challenges for Society: Evidence-Based Social Work Practice edited by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, James Herbert Williams, Martell L. Teasley, and Stephen H. Gorin is a new release by NASW Press. Social workers face complex societal issues that often seem insurmountable. Pulled in many directions, sustainable progress can seem impossible. To help focus on what matters most, the American Academy for ... Read More »

Celebrate National Women’s Health Week May 12-18!

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National Women’s Health Week—May 12-18—is a reminder for all women to take care of themselves and to make their personal health a priority. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health created National Women’s Health Week, now in its 20th year, to encourage women to build positive health habits. The recommendations—familiar but often overlooked in our stressful, ... Read More »

Today is Children’s Memorial Flag Day

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This month, in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the National Association of Social Workers today is commemorating Children’s Memorial Flag Day. Each year, a national day of remembrance is set aside to honor and remember children who have lost their lives in the last year due to violence and preventable causes of death. Across the country, child advocates and ... Read More »

Sen. Kaine introduces bills to strengthen child welfare workforce, prevent mistreatment of LGBTQ youth

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) supports legislation introduced by Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) today that would strengthen the nation’s child welfare system and help prevent mistreatment of youth who are LGBTQ. Kaine’s Child Welfare Workforce Support Act would direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to do a five-year pilot program to focus on the best ways to reduce barriers ... Read More »

Don’t Miss Out on the NASW Press Graduation Sale April 1–30!

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Save 30% on the 2019 Graduation Bundle—$79.00 plus sales tax and shipping.  Perfect for new graduates, or social workers at any career stage, the bundle includes two books and a brochure that are key professional tools. 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 ... Read More »

Social Workers offering aid, resources to people affected by floods in Nebraska, South Dakota

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  From Terry Werner, executive director of the National Association of Social Workers Nebraska Chapter: The Nebraska Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers is here to help residents recover from one of the greatest disasters in the state’s history. We have seen first-hand and through photographs the incomprehensible devastation many people have experienced. In days ahead we expect more power ... Read More »

Celebrate Social Work Month With 20% Off NASW Press Books and eBooks

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Your discount will automatically be applied to your print book order prior to the final credit card charge. For eBook purchases, please enter coupon code: APSWM19. For more information about 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 press@socialworkers.org or call ... Read More »

Lawmaker introduces bill to reduce workplace violence against social workers, other health care and social services workers

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Rep. Joe Courtney (CT-02) has introduced a bill to reduce workplace violence against health care and social services employees, including social workers. The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue a standard requiring health care and social service employers to write and implement a workplace violence prevention plan ... Read More »

NASW Fondly Remembers Former NASW President Nancy A. Humphreys

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) fondly remembers Nancy A. Humphreys, who passed away February 9, 2019.  Among her many accomplishments, Nancy served as NASW President (1979-1981) and was only the second woman to be elected National NASW President.  As President she traveled extensively, visiting 51 chapters throughout the United States. She is a member of the NASW Social ... Read More »

NASW Press Titles In Celebration Of Black History Month

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  PRACTICE. PROCESS. PROGRESS. POLICY. PREVENTION. PERSPECTIVE.  Your Search for All Things Social Work Starts with NASW Press: Our Latest Book and eBook Titles By Grace: The Challenges, Strengths, and Promise of African American Marriages, by Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, Editor, examines contemporary and historical issues that have affected black marriages, relationships, and families. It can be used by couples to explore some of ... Read More »