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Don’t Miss A Virtual Night at the Awards, A Night to Remember: October 29

A Night At The Awards - A Night To Remember 2020

A Virtual Night at the Awards, A Night to Remember will be held on October 29 from 6:00 to 7:30 PM (ET). NASW and the NASW Foundation present a virtual celebration of social work excellence—during an unforgettable evening. Please join us in honoring the recipients of the prestigious NASW and NASW Foundation Awards, recognizing individuals whose work has left an imprint in ... Read More »

Meet the New NASW Social Work Pioneers®!

Esther Jones Langston, PhD, MSW

The NASW Foundation and the NASW Social Work Pioneers® are very pleased and proud to welcome 16 newly inducted pioneers. In 2021 they will be formally recognized at the Pioneers’ annual program and luncheon—event details will be announced at a later date. The Social Work Pioneers Program honors social workers who have contributed to the evolution and enrichment of the ... Read More »

All NASW Press eBooks on Sale September 9-22!

NASW Press September 2020 eBook Sale

 A Sampling of NASW Press eBooks on Sale Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, and Social Value Creation: Relevance for Contemporary Social Work Practice edited by Monica Nandan, Tricia B. Bent-Goodley, Gokul Mandayam This volume presents innovative, adaptable, and scalable strategies to complex social and human problems. Sharing their deep knowledge and personal experiences, the authors provide concepts, principles, skills, and practical examples of ... Read More »

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!

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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 »

Ensuring All Levels of Self-Care

About Social Work Responds The Association of Social Work Boards, the Council on Social Work Education, and the National Association of Social Workers are committed to collaborating on the range of issues affecting the social work profession and the people and communities we serve in this ever-changing and unsettling environment created by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Follow Up  Based on ... Read More »

Child Welfare Social Workers are Essential Workers, Too

Lonely Child

By Maxine Benitez, Lauren Chagoya, Eileen Ching, Velma Raza-Acuna, and Jessica Varela The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world in many ways.  Since its beginnings, many individuals have been laid off or have been furloughed, due to businesses shutting down or simply because they are not considered “essential workers” or “frontline workers.” Throughout the pandemic, we have heard conversations ... 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 »

NASW welcomes your voice — please read our message about Instagram

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NASW recently turned off comments on Instagram after receiving several inflammatory and inaccurate comments from some followers. After reviewing that decision, we realize that this was not the best step to take. We inadvertently silenced a discussion to handle a few malicious posts, and in doing so, completely took social workers out of an active conversation. This was a mistake, and we ... Read More »