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New Titles From NASW Press on Aging, Child Welfare, Foster Care, and Bullying Prevention

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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 Foundations of Social Work Practice in the Field of Aging: A Competency-Based Approach, 2nd edition, written by Colleen M. Galambos, Roberta R. Greene, Nancy P. Kropf, and Harriet L. Cohen, relies on the latest Council on Social Work Education core ... Read More »

Visit NASW Press for the Very Latest on All Things Social Work – A Snapshot of the Latest Titles

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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 In Engaging Human Services with Evidence-Informed Practice, Debbie Plath outlines five phases of an organizational approach to implementing Evidence-Informed Practice (EIP). She guides readers through the development of practice questions; the gathering, critical appraisal, and integration of evidence; and client ... Read More »

Formal and informal neighborhood social organization: Which promotes better resident health?

Residential neighborhoods have an effect on residents’ health, according to increasing research in health and social sciences. Neighborhood structural characteristics are consistently associated with individual health outcomes. For example, living in disadvantaged neighborhoods is associated with poorer health and an increased risk of developing chronic conditions such as hypertension. Similarly, neighborhood racial segregation is associated with poorer health for black ... Read More »

The Impact of Homeownership on Marriage and Divorce: Evidence from Propensity Score Matching

Policymakers often express concern about family stability in their communities, and promote marriage and homeownership as two of the leading means for increasing and maintaining family stability. But how do marriage and homeownership affect one another? Does homeownership increase or decrease the likelihood of a person getting married? Does it increase or decrease the likelihood of a couple getting divorced? ... Read More »

Social Work Researchers Have a Responsibility to Educate the Public

A recent editorial in Social Work Research urges social work researchers to more actively aid resistance to media bias and polemical attacks. Matthew O. Howard cites recent public attacks by Glen Beck on Francis Fox Piven, and the subsequent threats on her life by some of Beck’s listeners. Piven herself analyzed the social situation that gives rise to such irrational ... Read More »

New online manuscript submission and peer-review system

The NASW Press ispleased to announce the launch of our new, entirely online manuscript submission and peer-review system. Of our peer-reviewed journal Web sites, those for Children & Schools and Health & Social Work are now live. The journals Social Work and Social Work Research will be migrating to the online submission portal later this calendar year. Please visit us ... Read More »

NASW Press Journals – Social Work- July 2008

Volume 53 Number 3 July 2008 Editorial 197 The Presidential Election Jorge Delva Social Work, Vol. 53, No. 3, July 2008 pp.197-198 Articles 199 Child Welfare Worker Characteristics and Job Satisfaction: A National Study Richard P. Barth; E. Christopher Lloyd; Sharon L. Christ; Mimi V. Chapman; Nancy S. Dickinson Social Work, Vol. 53, No. 3, July 2008 pp.199-209 Abstract The ... Read More »