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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, news 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


  • NASW Supports COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Strongly Urges All Social Workers to be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
    Dec 06, 2021

    Social workers should also be leaders in increasing vaccination rates

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  • Social Workers and Social Work Scholars Nationwide Call on Congress to Make the Child Tax Credit Permanent and Fully Refundable
    Oct 26, 2021

    CTC has helped alleviate poverty that fuels homelessness, mental illness, child abuse and neglect and other social ills

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  • NASW applauds Biden Administration for overhaul of troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program
    Oct 07, 2021

    These long overdue reforms will relieve public service professionals, including social workers, from staggering student loan debt loads

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  • Biden Administration Must Support, Not Deport, Haitian Refugees at the Southern Border
    Sep 22, 2021

    Customs and Border Protection must be investigated, held accountable

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