Wave of LGBTQIA+ Bills Underscores Vital Role for Social Workers – Your Social Work Advocates June-July 2022 Issue Is Available Online

Cover of June-July 2022 Social Work Advocates MagazineIn case you missed it, here are some of the features in the latest issue of Social Work Advocates. Click here for the online PDF of the magazine.

Top stories include:

Human Rights Advocacy: Wave of LGBTQIA+ Bills Underscores Vital Role for Social Workers

With the recent spate of anti-LGBTQIA+ bills introduced or passed in many states, NASW and social workers are stepping up to advocate for this community, especially against legislation targeting transgender youth.

There is Help for Kids Impacted by COVID

Social workers are helping to address the impact that the pandemic has had on children’s mental health.

From the President – Stay in the Room: Allyship is About Being Present

The terms ally and allyship have been widely used in recent decades to describe the quality of human empathy and support extended to individuals by those from other backgrounds, often in the case of suffering.

From the CEO – Social Work is Essential in Building a Just, Caring Society

Last month, I participated in the International Federation of Social Work’s (IFSW) biennial General Assembly Meeting. As I listened to global social work leaders during the event, I was inspired by the reports of social work’s vital role in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by all United Nations member states in 2015.

More in the June – July 2022 digital edition:

  • Editor’s Note: The Time is Right for Social Work
  • Backstory: Navy Social Workers Says Rugby Teaches Perseverance, Camaraderie
  • Schools of Social Work: University of North Dakota – Fighting for Native American Child Welfare
  • Viewpoints: Mental Health Providers Need Support
  • and more

To see the full digital edition, please visit this link.