By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW – NASW Senior Policy Adviser Recent revelations of possible ethical violations by U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Justice Clarence Thomas ― as well as Justice Samuel Alito ― have led to calls for broad ethical and standards reforms for the court....
Ethics and 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.
NASW, including the NASW Michigan Chapter, submitted an amicus brief on March 10, 2023, to the Michigan Supreme Court as it hears the case Pueblo v. Haas to determine custody rights for separated, unmarried LGBTQ couples.
Can Social Workers Ethically and Legally Keep Clients When They Leave Their Agencies? | NASW Member Voices
When you leave your job, you might wonder: “Can I bring my clients with me?” The answer is complicated.
Social Workers Have Ethical Responsibility to Fight Bans on Gender-Affirming Care | NASW Member Voices
What sex are you? The answer to that question was assigned to you at birth. You did not choose it, and the answer shapes much of the course of your life.