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Transmasculine Spectrum Parenting: Beyond a Gendered Fatherhood

Little scholarship exists on parenting in the transgender and gender nonconforming community, even though a sizable portion of the community is either currently parenting or interested in becoming a parent. This dearth of literature is particularly noticeable among those individuals assigned female at birth who identify as transmasculine. In a recent issue of the journal Social Work Research, published by ... Read More »

Talking about Sexuality and Intimacy with Women Spousal Caregivers: Perspectives of Service Providers

Sex and intimacy are an important part of a physically and psychologically healthy life. Sex and intimacy also are not limited to young and middle-aged adults; older adults also enjoy lives of sex and intimacy. But when a partner becomes chronically ill, the caregiving partner may have difficulty with sex and intimacy issues. How should social workers and other service ... Read More »

The Evolution of School Social Work Services in an Urban School District

How do school districts go about implementing social work services for their students? In search for an answer to this question, researchers Robert Henry Ayasse, MSW, and Susan I. Stone, PhD, have published their findings from a case study of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), in the October 2015 issue of the journal Children and Schools. The case ... Read More »

Muslim Women in America and the Hijab: A Study of Empowerment, Feminist Identity, and Body Image

Social work studies continue to grow in their understanding of people of diverse religious and cultural backgrounds, and yet there is still a significant gap in the literature dealing with Muslim Americans. This knowledge deficit is crucial given the increased visibility and vulnerability of Muslims in U.S. society, especially since the events of 9/11. Cultural competency practices for social workers ... Read More »

Detection of Memory Impairment in a Community-Based System

[Referencing: Kahraman Kiral, Aynur Ozge, Mehmet Ali Sungur, and Bahar Tasdelen, “Detection of Memory Impairment in a Community-Based System: A Collaborative Study,” Health & Social Work, Volume 38, Number 2 (May 2013), pp. 89-96.] Populations throughout the world are both increasing and aging. The rapid growth in the number of older people has resulted in not only an increased requirement ... 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 »