The NASW Code of Ethics is a set of standards that guide the professional conduct of social workers. The 2021 update includes language that addresses the importance of professional self-care. Moreover, revisions to the Cultural Competence standard provide more explicit guidance to social workers. All social workers should review the new text and affirm their commitment to abide by the ... Read More »
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Show Pride in the Profession: Professional Social Worker Pin!
The NASW Social Work Pin Program enables social workers to show pride and commitment to the profession at the same time they support our National Social Work Public Education Campaign. The Social Work Pin Program is available to individuals who make a donation to the NASW Foundation, as well as to schools of social work that purchase professional social worker ... Read More »
Celebrate Your Graduate—Save 30% Off Select Books!
Buy one, two, or best deal: all three. Valuable tools graduates can use! The Social Work Ethics Casebook: Cases and Commentary, 2nd Edition by Frederic G. Reamer This book’s realistic ethics cases provide a useful tool for discussing ethical dilemmas and ethical decision making. Following each set of cases, Reamer includes commentary highlighting key ethics concepts and references to relevant ... Read More »
Start the School Year Off Right: NASW Press Tools You Can Use, September 1–30!
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 »
Social Work Groups Rally in New York to Raise the Age Youths Can be Criminally Charged as Adults
FROM AN NASW NEW YORK STATE CHAPTER PRESS RELEASE: More than 850 social workers and social work students from across New York State gathered in Albany on March 28 to rally in support of raising the age of criminal responsibility from 16 to 18 years old and to demand that state legislators include this bill in the final budget. Sponsored ... Read More »
Social Work in the News – June 4, 2009
Dear Babs: College major for a wannabe therapist? – Kansas City Star – 6/4/09 “Another way to be a therapist is to get your Masters in Social Work, or MSW. A person with a MSW can set up private practice as a therapist, but cannot prescribe medication. These therapists are often used instead of psychologists with children, families, or people ... Read More »
In Memoriam: John B. Turner, African American NASW Social Work Pioneer
NASW Social Work Pioneer® John B. Turner, Ph.D., whose career in social work spanned more than 40 years and whose efforts and leadership helped earn national recognition for the School of Social Work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, died on Friday, Jan. 30. He was 86. – More Information… International Council on Social Welfare Tribute to ... Read More »