Human Trafficking, More Stories | Social Work Advocates, December 2020 – January 2021 Issu

Dec 24, 2020

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“I want to thank all social workers for their hard work this past year, and every year, and I wish you all the best in 2021.”

—Laetitia Clayton, Managing Editor

In case you missed the December–January issue, here are some highlights.

Top stories include:

Human Trafficking: A Pervasive Human Rights Issue

Human trafficking is a challenge many social workers are addressing by educating others, raising awareness, and fighting to end trafficking as they aid victims and help survivors heal.

Inside the Adolescent Mind

When social workers help adolescents recognize their own strengths, it elevates adolescents’ roles as experts in their own lives.

We Must Examine America’s Soul to Address Injustices

NASW President Mit Joyner believes that social workers must engage with community members on issues that continue to divide our nation. She writes, “If democracy is to survive, social work must examine the real soul of America.”

Healing Begins With Finding Common Ground

NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, writes, “Social workers must collectively reckon with the lingering impact segregation, colonization and structured inequality has on our profession, and must recommend approaches to make it more equitable.”

More in the December–January Digital Issue:

  • Conversations About Alcohol Use Help Social Workers Assess, Reduce Clients’ Risky Drinking
  • Homelessness: West Coast Social Work Schools Work the Problem
  • NASW Eager to Work with Biden-Harris Administration
  • Get Ready for Social Work Month
  • Texas Restores Protections for Social Work Clients After Outcry
  • Response Bill is Part of Push to Reform Policing
  • Substance Misuse Often Overlooked in Older Adults
  • Foundation Honors New Social Work Pioneer Inductees

And much more.

To see the full digital edition, please visit this link.