Tag Archives: April

April is Alcohol Awareness Month: Resources for Social Workers

Woman sharing her experiences during a group therapy session

April is Alcohol Awareness Month. It highlights the dangers of unsafe alcohol consumption and promote awareness in reducing alcohol use disorder. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 14.5 million people ages 12 and older had an alcohol use disorder (AUD) in 2019.  During the COVID-19 pandemic alcohol use along with mental health challenges have been exacerbated ... Read More »

Tips for Social Workers: Resources for sexual assault survivors in the military

The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) is the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization and employs many social workers. The organization partnered with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) during its 2014 National Conference Film Festival to provide social workers with information on addressing clients who were sexually assaulted while in the military during the screening of the ... Read More »

Equal Pay

In concert with other social justice partners, NASW, on April 20, 2010 observed Equal Pay Day by calling for passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R.12/S.182).  Equal Pay Day highlights salary inequity endured by women across America and seeks to eliminate the wage gap between men and women through meaningful federal legislation. The Paycheck Fairness Act would strengthen the 1963 ... Read More »