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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

  • Digital Edition, January 2018

    Digital Edition, January 2018

    NASW members, read the full digital edition of the January 2018 NASW News.

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  • Social Work in the Public Eye (January 2018)

    Social Work in the Public Eye (January 2018)

    Social workers in the national news: Kate McMullin, Micki Grimland, Jim Struve, Martha Jaye Rieser and Rachel Goldsmith.

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  • Experts say prevention key to healthy development

    Experts say prevention key to healthy development

    When social workers understand what is known about prevention, they can apply that evidence and knowledge.

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  • We need more compassionate concern

    We need more compassionate concern

    In 2017, social workers stood up, in a countless number of ways, to the many challenges and threats to our nation’s collective sense of compassi...

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News Releases


  • NASW opposes President Trump’s Revocation of Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for Immigrants
    Jan 19, 2018

    Association condemns President's racist comments toward Haiti, El Salvador and African nations

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  • NASW says Trump Administration should refrain from word censorship
    Jan 04, 2018

    NASW was deeply troubled when it was widely reported that budget employees for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were told by their ...

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  • NASW Opposes Confirmation of Don Willett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    Dec 06, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), a membership organization of more than 120,000 members with a long history...

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  • NASW is opposed to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and calls on Senate to reject bill
    Nov 28, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As a member of the broad national community of advocates for economic justice and equity for low and moderate income American...

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  • NASW opposes President Trump’s Revocation of Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for Immigrants

    Jan 19, 2018


    Association condemns President's racist comments toward Haiti, El Salvador and African nations
    Read More

  • NASW says Trump Administration should refrain from word censorship

    Jan 04, 2018


    NASW was deeply troubled when it was widely reported that budget employees for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were told by their leadership that in p...
    Read More

  • NASW Opposes Confirmation of Don Willett to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

    Dec 06, 2017


    WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Association of Social Workers (NASW), a membership organization of more than 120,000 members with a long history of advocating for ...
    Read More

  • NASW is opposed to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and calls on Senate to reject bill

    Nov 28, 2017


    WASHINGTON, D.C. - As a member of the broad national community of advocates for economic justice and equity for low and moderate income Americans, the National Ass...
    Read More