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 magazine, 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 Colorado Chapter mourns loss of life in Club Q Shooting
    Nov 20, 2022

    Chapter offers its support to LGBTQIA2S+ and Colorado Springs Community

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  • NASW applauds President Biden's plan to provide student loan relief
    Aug 24, 2022

    NASW will continue to press for policies to give social workers additional aid to ease debt.

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  • ASWB social work licensing exam pass rate data confirm concern over racial disparities
    Aug 11, 2022

    NASW is committed to racial equity and a diverse workforce and will advocate for necessary changes in licensing

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  • NASW CEO Angelo McClain to retire at the end of 2022
    Jul 14, 2022

    McClain helped NASW modernize operations, respond to COVID-19 pandemic, and fight systemic racism

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