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Complete the Social Work Census by June 30!

Findings will help support the development of a more inclusive & equitable social work workforce

NASW remembers George Floyd Jr. on 4th anniversary of his death

Floyd’s murder spurred social workers to engage in advocacy to end structural racism, but more work must be done

A stamp with elementary students of different races commemorating school desegregation.

NASW celebrates 70th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Journey toward equitable education is incomplete, but NASW is committed to policies that bring justice, equity

The Evolution of Library Social Work

Library social work is neither macro nor micro – it is a generalist role where social workers can fluidly move between both ways of working with people.

Grindhouse film Squealer isn’t perfect, but may get Social Work right

Social Worker urges police to investigate missing women

Practice

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child Abuse Prevention Month

April Ferguson LCSW-C Senior Practice Associate Children and Adolescents April 2024 The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) acknowledges April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) defines child abuse and...

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Salute Your Graduate with an NASW Press Book Gift

Salute Your Graduate with an NASW Press Book Gift

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...

Social Work Advocates Magazine

Focus on Gerontology: Managing the Aging Baby Boomers

Focus on Gerontology: Managing the Aging Baby Boomers

By Peter Craig The aging baby boomer population is reaching critical mass. In 2020, according to the Census Bureau, that group numbered some 73 million—the second-largest segment of the U.S. population after Millennials—with 55.8 million of boomers, or 16.8% of the...

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