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September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

How Social Workers Can Make a Difference   Binge drinking and heavy alcohol use during pregnancy have increased over the past decade, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open. In fact, from 2011 to 2020, binge drinking among pregnant women increased nearly 9...

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

How Social Workers Can Make a Difference   Binge drinking and heavy alcohol use during pregnancy have increased over the past decade, according to a new study in JAMA Network Open. In fact, from 2011 to 2020, binge drinking among pregnant women increased nearly 9...

NASW helps secure approval for National Academies study

NASW helps secure approval for National Academies study

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) and the National Research Council have approved a proposed consensus study that examines the roles the social work profession and other social needs providers can play in...

Social Work Month 2017 Radio Tour

Social Work Month 2017 Radio Tour

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...

History shows importance of social work

History shows importance of social work

By Maren Dale, News contributor Today, social workers are part of the fabric of our nation, leading the march toward social justice, bringing our nation’s social problems to the public’s attention and serving in nearly every sector. Yet it was not long ago that many...

Virtual conferences will save social workers time, money

Virtual conferences will save social workers time, money

As virtual events become a larger part of the professional development landscape, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is using this medium more frequently to expand the audience and social work reach as well as saving social workers time and money....