Tag Archives: Social Work Month

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During Social Work Month in March, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is beginning a conversation on how to raise the salaries of social workers. Despite social workers’ invaluable contributions, their salaries continue to lag behind those of other helping professions such as nurses, police and high school teachers, according to the Bureau of Labor of Statistics. In March ... Read More »

Celebrate Social Work Month With 20% Off NASW Press Books and eBooks

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Your discount will automatically be applied to your print book order prior to the final credit card charge. For eBook purchases, please enter coupon code: APSWM19. For more information about all NASW Press titles, including books, eBooks, reference works, journals, brochures, and standards, visit the NASW Press website. If you have questions please send an email to press@socialworkers.org or call ... Read More »

NASW makes TV appearances during Social Work Month

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It’s Social Work Month and NASW officials are doing interviews around the nation about the important work of social workers. Watch TV interviews with NASW South Carolina President-Elect Dr. Macie Smith and NASW Texas Branch Chair Shanna Rogers and a “Manic Monday” appearance by the NASW Maryland chapter on WJZ-TV in Baltimore to promote Social Work Month and social workers ... Read More »

Read Metari Garza’s Social Work Month Poem “Stand Up”

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Social Worker Metari Garza has been serving veterans for seven years. She is also a writer of poetry and a spoken word artist. During Social Work Month Garza, LCSW, CCM, shared her poem “Stand Up” with other staff at the VA North Texas Health Care System. The chief of Social Work Services then shared it with our national VA leadership. ... Read More »

Listen to the Social Work Month Radio Tour

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National Association of Social Workers CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, talked to reporters in five states during Social Work Month. McClain used these tours to talk about Social Work Month, the role of social workers in addressing issues such as the nation’s opioid addiction crisis, and situations where social workers play a vital role.   Click on these links to download or ... Read More »

NASW California announces annual Social Work Awareness baseball game in partnership with San Diego Padres

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On Saturday, April 8th at 5:40pm at Petco Park, the National Association of Social Workers California Chapter, as part of the Partnership of Professional Social Workers, will partner with the San Diego Padres to host the 5th annual Social Work Awareness game versus the San Francisco Giants. This year’s celebration entitled, “Social Work Advocacy Day,” will honor social workers who ... Read More »

Join Social Work Month Twitterstorm on March 8, 2017

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The nation’s 650,000 social workers are champions for some of the most vulnerable people in our society. They stand up by comforting people who are experiencing devastating illnesses and mental health crises, ensuring they get best possible care while on the road to recovery. They stand up and support military personnel, veterans and their families, immigrants, people living with disabilities ... Read More »

And the Winners of the NASW Social Work Month Multimedia Contest are…

During Social Work Month the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) invited social workers to enter a Multimedia Contest and use photos, video, audio and other media to show how they demonstrate this year’s theme “Forging Solutions out of Challenges.” Social workers at NASW’s headquarters judged the entries and picked a winner in the video/audio category and the photo category. ... Read More »

2016 Social Work Month Multimedia Contest: Louisiana National Guard Suicide Prevention

During National Social Work Month in March the National Association of Social Workers asked social workers to use media, including photos, videos, writings and spoken word, to express how they live up to this year’s theme “Forging Solutions Out of Challenges.” Here is a photo and essay entry from Angela Huval, MSW, LCSW about an initiative from the Louisiana National ... Read More »