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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest association of professional social workers. Our members serve all communities and all populations. Here you can find the latest news from NASW. Read Social Work Advocates, press releases and statements; browse past issues of NASW News, learn about Social Work Month activities; get facts about social workers; find social work research and data; or visit one of our blogs.

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News Releases


  • National Academies Study Recognizes Social Workers as Specialists in Social Care
    Sep 25, 2019

    A key finding is that social workers should be adequately paid for providing social care

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  • NASW Michigan Chapter receives grant to address substance use workforce shortage
    Sep 11, 2019

    Grant will help Michigan tackle opioid addiction crisis

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  • NASW Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Move to End Flores Settlement
    Sep 04, 2019

    NASW signed an amicus brief opposing the Trump administration's new regulations that overturn protections guaranteed to immigrant children under the F...

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  • NASW Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton
    Aug 06, 2019

    The frequency and lethality of these acts of violence is an unbearable national outrage that must end.

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  • National Academies Study Recognizes Social Workers as Specialists in Social Care

    Sep 25, 2019


    A key finding is that social workers should be adequately paid for providing social care
    Read More

  • NASW Michigan Chapter receives grant to address substance use workforce shortage

    Sep 11, 2019


    Grant will help Michigan tackle opioid addiction crisis
    Read More

  • NASW Joins Amicus Brief Opposing Move to End Flores Settlement

    Sep 04, 2019


    NASW signed an amicus brief opposing the Trump administration's new regulations that overturn protections guaranteed to immigrant children under the Flores Settlement Agr...
    Read More

  • NASW Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

    Aug 06, 2019


    The frequency and lethality of these acts of violence is an unbearable national outrage that must end.
    Read More