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NASW Press Summer Reads for Social Workers!

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Early Childhood Education and Care: History, Policy, and Social Work Practice by Joy P. Greenberg and Jessica M. Kahn. Early childhood education and care is an emerging and important domain for the social work profession. Social workers, with their commitment to social justice, are well positioned to address these issues and inequalities. Early Childhood Education and Care highlights the important ... Read More »

In Memory of Past NASW President Barbara W. White

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the NASW Foundation mourn the death on July 19 of past NASW President and NASW Social Work Pioneer Barbara W. White. White was born in 1943 and joined the association in 1976. She was president of NASW from 1991-93. During her presidency she helped  develop NASW’s Specialty Practice Sections and worked for ... Read More »

New NASW Press Titles on Elder Suicide and Social Entrepreneurship

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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 Elder Suicide: Durkheim’s Vision, by Stephen M. Marson, examines suicide among the elderly, which occurs at a higher rate than those of other age cohorts, is more successful, and has the lowest rates of failed attempts. ... Read More »

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 »

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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This May is the 70th anniversary of Mental Health America establishing Mental Health Month. Each year Mental Health America, and its affiliates, dedicate the month of May to educate the community about the impact of mental illness on Americans. Since 1949, this event has created a place of understanding and support as well as provided resources for millions of individuals ... 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 »

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 »

What can be done to raise social work salaries? Listen to our podcast series and leave your comments

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During Social Work Month in March, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is beginning a conversation on how to raise the salaries of social workers. Despite social workers’ invaluable contributions, their salaries continue to lag behind those of other helping professions such as nurses, police and high school teachers, according to the Bureau of Labor of Statistics. In March ... 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 »

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 »