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'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

  • Keep gun-control conversation moving forward

    Keep gun-control conversation moving forward

    The students in Parkland and across the country have a vision of safe schools, free of violence, where dreams are born and futures are forged in hope.

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  • Social Work Education: Interdisciplinary teams a growing area of training

    Social Work Education: Interdisciplinary teams a growing area of training

    Learn how different programs are training social work students to work on interdisciplinary teams.

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  • Digital Edition, April 2018

    Digital Edition, April 2018

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

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  • Social Work in the Public Eye

    Social Work in the Public Eye

    NASW members in the news this month: Linda Szmulewitz, Iris Carlton-LaNey, Cristina Young and Danielle Forshee.

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News Releases


  • NASW opposes "citizenship question" on 2020 Census
    Apr 05, 2018

    Association will work with allies to reverse decision

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  • NASW applauds senators for introducing Improving Access to Mental Health Act
    Mar 27, 2018

    Legislation would boost public access to social worker mental heath services, offer clinical social workers more adequate reimbursement 

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  • NASW Highlights the Growing Need for School Social Workers to Prevent School Violence
    Mar 27, 2018

    NASW standards call for at least one social worker per 250 students in schools

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  • NASW supports young people who are advocating and protesting for laws to curtail nation's gun death epidemic
    Feb 23, 2018

    Often it is young people who lead adults to do the right thing. NASW stands ready to support and work with them to make our nation a safer place.

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  • NASW opposes "citizenship question" on 2020 Census

    Apr 05, 2018


    Association will work with allies to reverse decision
    Read More

  • NASW applauds senators for introducing Improving Access to Mental Health Act

    Mar 27, 2018


    Legislation would boost public access to social worker mental heath services, offer clinical social workers more adequate reimbursement 
    Read More

  • NASW Highlights the Growing Need for School Social Workers to Prevent School Violence

    Mar 27, 2018


    NASW standards call for at least one social worker per 250 students in schools
    Read More

  • NASW supports young people who are advocating and protesting for laws to curtail nation's gun death epidemic

    Feb 23, 2018


    Often it is young people who lead adults to do the right thing. NASW stands ready to support and work with them to make our nation a safer place.
    Read More