News


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.

Members of the media can contact media@socialworkers.org for interviews, comments and questions.


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Social Work Advocates


Starting with the August/September 2018 inaugural issue, Social Work Advocates is NASW's primary means of communicating with our members about association activities and developments in professional practice and social policy.

This modern publication reflects the changes and forward movement of the association.

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NASW News Archives


For 63 years, NASW News was the flagship publication of the organization.

In the archive, you can read NASW News articles from 2008 to 2018.


News Releases


  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court
    Oct 09, 2018

    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections

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  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court
    Oct 09, 2018

    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections

    Read More


  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court
    Oct 09, 2018

    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections

    Read More


  • NASW joins amicus brief supporting Philadelphia’s authority to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people in foster care program
    Oct 05, 2018

    Children are harmed when same-sex couples are not allowed to be foster parents

    Read More


  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

    Oct 09, 2018


    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections
    Read More

  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

    Oct 09, 2018


    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections
    Read More

  • NASW deeply disappointed by confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

    Oct 09, 2018


    His appointment should be incentive for social workers to mobilize for 2018, 2020 elections
    Read More

  • NASW joins amicus brief supporting Philadelphia’s authority to prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ people in foster care program

    Oct 05, 2018


    Children are harmed when same-sex couples are not allowed to be foster parents
    Read More