By Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW When the Supreme Court finally declared the Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional, Frederick Douglass, amid an outpouring of outrage, advised that we must first take a collective deep breath. The Supreme Court had killed the law that...
The American Academy of Social Work and Welfare’s grand challenge to “create social responses to a changing environment” is a call to action for social workers to advocate for environmental justice.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, made a ruling on affirmative action that will have profound and long-term implications for the country.
Nearly 100 social workers from 44 states and two U.S. territories attended 143 meetings with Congressional offices in the U.S. House and Senate on June 28, 2023, to build bipartisan support for key federal legislation.
Social workers can help families identify the connection between the environment and health, and they may support community members to advocate for solutions to environmental issues.
HB56, the bill allowing clinical social workers to diagnose within their scope of practice, passed in the Alabama Senate. It is now ready to be signed into law.
Over the last couple of years, Texas has seen an erosion of safe spaces that allow people to talk about some current issues.