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Social Work Advocates magazine is accepting submissions for the Viewpoints column from current NASW members.
Social workers play an important role in health care, even more so as health care services become increasingly integrated.
The first edition of Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work was a breakout hit, providing a guiding light for those who were struggling.
The Global Agenda, developed by the International Federation of Social Workers, the International Association of Schools of Social Work, and the International Council on Social Welfare, calls for multilevel responses to concerns such as forced migration, air...
Social Worker was First Female Principal Chief of Cherokee Nation
NASW’s Maryland chapter offers its condolences to the families and friends of the victims, as well as the entire community.
Social Work Advocates Magazine
“Emotional intelligence is a term used to describe a person’s ability to understand, interpret, express and manage their own emotions, and to navigate interpersonal relationships with awareness, empathy and an appreciation for the emotional experiences of others,”...
By Sue Coyle The use of psychedelics for healing is not new. There is evidence that ancient civilizations throughout the world used psychedelics for a variety of reasons for a very long time, extending well into the modern era. In fact, in the 1950s and first half of...
By Alison Laurio Wildfires on Hawaii’s Maui Island in August killed at least 114 people, forced tens of thousands of residents and tourists to evacuate, and devastated the historic resort city of Lahaina. Major news outlets on August 21 called it the “deadliest U.S....
By Deron Snyder The high court issued three rulings in June 2023 — on affirmative action, same-sex couples and student loan cancellation — that have the potential to disproportionately harm minority and disadvantaged groups. The impact on social workers and clients...
Court rules says private citizens and groups do not have authority to challenge states for violating voting rights
It is not too much to insist our political leaders at least enact commonsense gun laws aimed at reducing gun violence.
By Alison Laurio The NASW New Hampshire chapter’s May 4 symposium titled Getting to the Root: Dismantling Racism in Family Separation Systems was presented in partnership with the University of New Hampshire’s social work department, which provided some funding, said...
This generation of lawmakers should respond to the call of the majority of Americans who support new legislation to protect the vote.
Ethics & Law
This expansion of the ministerial exception risks threatening the civil rights of thousands of New Jersey employees.
More than 60 years of work to diversify schools and provide opportunities for minorities has been undone.
On July 24, 2023, the Michigan Supreme Court in Pueblo v. Haas ruled in our favor, granting unmarried people in same-sex relationships the right to seek custody and parenting time with their children even if there was no genetic connection.