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Social Work Speaks: National Association of Social Workers Policy Statements 2018–2020, 11th Edition, is a comprehensive and unabridged collection of policies adopted and revised by the NASW Delegate Assembly in 2017. The Delegate Assembly, NASW’s key policymaking body, meets every three years. The policy statements set the parameters for NASW’s positions and actions on a broad range of public policy ... Read More »

Social Work Speaks, 10th Edition

NASW Press has released the tenth edition of Social Work Speaks. The publication presents, in one comprehensive and unabridged collection, the policy statements adopted by the NASW Delegate Assembly in 2014. The Delegate Assembly, the key policymaking body of the National Association of Social Workers, meets every three years. Social Work Speaks is the result of the Delegate Assembly’s systematic ... Read More »

Immigration Comments in the State of the Union Address

During the State of the Union Address, the President reiterated his deep commitment to addressing and fixing our nation’s broken immigration system.  To read more, go: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2011/01/27/immigration-winning-future NASW is also committed to comprehensive immigration reform.   According to the Immigrants and Refugees Policy Statement in Social Work Speaks (Eighth Edition), NASW supports federal, state and local policies and procedures that replace ... Read More »

How does NASW decide policy and legislative positions?

NASW has an exhaustive process to determine our public policy statements. The policy statements are compiled in Social Work Speaks, a comprehensive collection of policies adopted and revised by NASW’s key policy-making body, the Delegate Assembly. The Delegate Assembly, an elected body of 277 professional social workers representing NASW’s diverse membership, meets at regular intervals (every three years since 1981) ... Read More »