NASW Newsletters

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NASW newsletters keep our members informed about news of interest to social workers, National and Chapter activities, and help our members interact with policy makers and the media.


Benefit for NASW members

MemberLink tackles today's most relevant social work stories. Delivered to your inbox,  Memberlink reports on how NASW is working for you on the topics that matter most.

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Social Work SmartBrief

SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies nonprofits and corporate entities.

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Legislative Alerts

Take action on current legislation by contacting your local elected officials.

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Policy Updates

Read NASW Policy Updates to learn about the latest policy news of interest to the social work profession.

Specialty Practice Sections Newsletters

NASW offers 11 Specialty Practice Sections to our members: Administration/Supervision; Aging; Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs; Child Welfare; Children, Adolescents and Young Adults; Health; Mental Health; Private Practice; School Social Work; Social Work and the Courts, and; Social and Economic Justice & Peace. 

Members in each SPS receive a newsletter created specifically for that practice area. Members also receive Cross Sections and Intersections in Practice, annual newsletters that highlight news from different areas of social work practice.

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NASW Events Calendar

Find all of our events in one place.

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Tips for Keeping Up with Current Practice Trends and Research

NASW supports members’ efforts with professional development tools, networking opportunities, and access to research.

Learn how NASW can help you stay up to date

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2023 Member Spotlights: NASW Experts in the Public Eye

NASW proudly recognizes members from the past year who were featured in media outlets for their expertise and insights about social work issues.

Learn more about the news stories that featured our members.

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How NASW Advocates Today

NASW is advocating for social workers and the people they serve.

Learn more about what drives advocacy at NASW