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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'll find the latest news from NASW. Browse past issues of the NASW News, press releases and statements; 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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NASW News

  • Social Work in the Public Eye (October 2017)

    Social Work in the Public Eye (October 2017)

    Social workers in the national news: Andrew Laue, MC Jenni, Deborah Morrow, Caroline Fenkel, and Karen Kleiman.

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  • Experts: Family Violence Touches All Practice Areas

    Experts: Family Violence Touches All Practice Areas

    The social work profession is targeting solutions, as the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare named Stop Family Violence one of its 12 ...

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  • Digital Edition, October 2017

    Digital Edition, October 2017

    NASW members, read the full digital edition of the October 2017 NASW News.

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  • Social Work Needs More Leaders Now

    Social Work Needs More Leaders Now

    Recently, I’ve found myself thinking about social work leadership and its importance in building a more humane, just and peaceful society. I&rs...

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News Releases


  • NASW Puerto Rico Chapter sends message detailing dire situation on island
    Oct 04, 2017

    This message from the NASW Puerto Rico Chapter was sent to Mark Nichols, NASW manager of chapter services, in a series of cellphone text messages duri...

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  • In Las Vegas aftermath, NASW renews call for gun violence to be declared national public health emergency
    Oct 03, 2017

    Action would enable funding, develop policies to prevent gun injuries, fatalities WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Social Workers (N...

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  • NASW Nevada Chapter will work to meet challenges in aftermath of Las Vegas mass shooting
    Oct 03, 2017

    STATEMENT: Our nation grieves after yet another horrific mass shooting. This one has occurred close to home at an outdoor concert on our Las Vegas ...

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  • NASW says President Trump order to rescind DACA is cruel, unwise and unjustified
    Sep 07, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) strongly opposes President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred A...

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  • NASW Puerto Rico Chapter sends message detailing dire situation on island

    Oct 04, 2017


    This message from the NASW Puerto Rico Chapter was sent to Mark Nichols, NASW manager of chapter services, in a series of cellphone text messages during the afternoon of ...
    Read More

  • In Las Vegas aftermath, NASW renews call for gun violence to be declared national public health emergency

    Oct 03, 2017


    Action would enable funding, develop policies to prevent gun injuries, fatalities WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) expresses its ...
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  • NASW Nevada Chapter will work to meet challenges in aftermath of Las Vegas mass shooting

    Oct 03, 2017


    STATEMENT: Our nation grieves after yet another horrific mass shooting. This one has occurred close to home at an outdoor concert on our Las Vegas strip. The actions o...
    Read More

  • NASW says President Trump order to rescind DACA is cruel, unwise and unjustified

    Sep 07, 2017


    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) strongly opposes President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood ...
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