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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 »

NASW Kentucky Chapter urges Sen. McConnell to end longest government shutdown in U.S. history

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The National Association of Social Workers Kentucky Chapter (NASW-KY) urges Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell to end the longest shutdown in U.S. history by putting the House-passed appropriations bills to vote today. NASW-KY Executive Director Brenda Rosen said:   “Ending the shutdown needs to be the number one priority for our ‘elected’ officials so we can get our citizens back to work ... Read More »

New York State Legislature Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Minors

New York Legislature bans conversion therapy.

(ALBANY, NY) – The New York State Psychiatric Association, The National Association of Social Workers – New York City and New York State Chapters, The New York Society for Clinical Social Work, and The New York State Psychological Association applaud the Senate and Assembly’s passage of legislation A.576/S.1046, sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) and Assembly Member Deborah Glick (D-Manhattan), ... Read More »

Social Work’s Role in Collaborative Community-Academic Partnerships: How Our Past Informs Our Future

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In recent years, community–academic partnerships (CAPs) have gained traction in academia as a method for bridging the research-to-practice gap and reducing health disparities for marginalized populations. The field of social work may be well poised to enhance its ability to engage in partnerships and research around partnerships given its emphasis on conducting practice research and its historical roots in boundary ... Read More »

Helping the Helpers: ‘Unlocked’ Initiative Aims to Aid Those Working in Mental Health Care

Stories from Kings Park are what fuel Unlocked

In the summer of 1967, after several suicide attempts, 17-year-old Lucy Winer was committed to Kings Park State Hospital’s female violent ward. More than 30 years after her discharge from the mental institution Winer—now an award-winning filmmaker—returned to Kings Park in New York for the first time to revisit her experience. The result was the critically acclaimed documentary, Kings Park: ... Read More »

Holiday Sale 2018: Save Up To 60% On Select NASW Press Print Books Through Midnight January 3!

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To order NASW Press Annual Holiday Sale print books, call 1-800-227-3590 or visit the NASW Press website. Your discount will automatically be applied on these select print book titles prior to your final credit card charge December 10 through midnight January 3. For the latest information about all NASW Press titles, including books, eBooks, reference works, journals, brochures, and standards, ... Read More »

New Titles From NASW Press on Aging, Child Welfare, Foster Care, and Bullying Prevention

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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 Foundations of Social Work Practice in the Field of Aging: A Competency-Based Approach, 2nd edition, written by Colleen M. Galambos, Roberta R. Greene, Nancy P. Kropf, and Harriet L. Cohen, relies on the latest Council on Social Work Education core ... Read More »

Black Friday Sale: Save 30% On Select NASW Press Books!

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To order NASW Press Black Friday Sale books, call 1-800-227-3590 or visit the NASW Press website. The promo code BLKF18 will be applied on these select titles on all website orders prior to the final credit card charge, November 21 through midnight November 27.   For the latest information about all NASW Press titles, including books, eBooks, reference works, journals, ... Read More »

NASW Mississippi Chapter calls for removal of Cindy Hyde-Smith from ballot for U.S. Senate

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The National Association of Social Workers, Mississippi Chapter is calling for the immediate removal of candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith from the ballot for the U. S. Senate. Hyde-Smith, a white Republican from Mississippi, was at a speaking engagement in Tupelo and responded to praise about her from host with “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the ... Read More »