Here is the full letter, Social Workers in Support of the Child Tax Credit. Read More »
Child Tax Credit Letter
Here is a copy of the letter of Social Workers in support of Child Tax Credit. For more info: NASW Communications Director Greg Wright firstname.lastname@example.org Read More »
From the Journals: Impact of the Coronavirus Lockdown on Older Adolescents Engaged in a School-Based Stress Management Program
[Note: Below is an excerpt from an article in the most recent issue of the journal Children & Schools, co-published by NASW and Oxford University Press. The article was written by Sara Schjølberg Marques, MSc, assistant clinical psychologist, and Ruth Braidwood, DClinPsy, clinical psychologist, at DISCOVER Workshop Programmes in London. This article is free to be read on the Oxford University Press ... Read More »
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Interactional Supervision, 4th Edition, by Lawrence Shulman Drawing on decades of his own experience and the experiences of those he has trained, Lawrence Shulman provides clear, simple models of supervision using a conversational tone and practical advice in this must-have resource. Every phase of supervision is discussed in detail, with a focus on communication, making demands for work, facing taboo ... Read More »
NASW Proudly Supports National Recovery Month
Recovery is for Everyone: Every Person, Every Family, Every Community By Nancy Markoe, LICSW National Recovery Month (NRM) promotes awareness about addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery, encouraging the hopeful and inspiring message that treatment is effective and people can and do recover. This observance highlights the strength and humanity of individuals who have fought for their lives, reclaimed their health, ... Read More »
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Social Work Documentation: A Guide to Strengthening Your Case Recording by Nancy L. Sidell Earn CEUs for reading this title! For more information, visit the Social Work Online CE Institute. The second edition of Social Work Documentation: A Guide to Strengthening Your Case Recording is an update to Nancy L. Sidell’s 2011 book on the importance of developing effective social ... Read More »
Meet the 2021-2022 NASW Foundation Scholars!
The NASW Foundation is proud to announce its 2021-2022 scholars. This exemplary group of master’s degree students is receiving $66,000 in awards from two programs that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion and assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties: Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship—awarded to master’s degree candidates in social work who have demonstrated a commitment ... Read More »
August Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration
Animal-Assisted Crisis Response: Specialized Canine Intervention for Individuals Affected by Disasters and Crises edited by Yvonne M. Eaton-Stull Animal-assisted crisis response (AACR) is a unique and proven intervention following crises and disasters. AACR teams are specially skilled, trained, and evaluated handlers with therapy dogs deployed after myriad incidents, including natural disasters, school or other mass shootings, terrorist attacks, and suicides, ... Read More »
NASW Joined Biden Officials July 7 for White House Policy Briefing
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) on July 7 co-hosted an exclusive executive briefing with the White House which brought together key Biden-Harris Administration officials and social work leaders. Administration officials provided a real-time update on their key priorities and successes to date including COVID-19 recovery, vaccine uptake, expanding health and mental health care coverage, plans for climate ... Read More »
July Reads for Rejuvenation and Restoration
Reenvisioning Therapy with Women of Color: A Black Feminist Healing Perspective by Lani V. Jones This unique and unapologetic book vividly explores the complex mental health experiences of Women of Color and gives therapists and educators a deeper understanding of the complex problems that Women of Color bring into treatment. With the goal of assisting therapists in developing foundational culturally ... Read More »