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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 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.

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News Releases


  • Senators introduce bill to improve access to mental health services in the United States
    Mar 21, 2019

    Legislation would also increase clinical social work reimbursement rates

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  • NASW CEO Angelo McClain urges Congress pass "Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act"
    Feb 26, 2019

    McClain testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections

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  • NASW calls on White House, Congress to fully reopen federal government
    Jan 23, 2019

    Partial government closure negatively impacting social workers and financially vulnerable clients they serve

    Read More


  • NASW Tennessee Chapter applauds decision to grant Cyntoia Brown clemency
    Jan 09, 2019

    The Chapter wrote Haslam in 2018 urging him to grant clemency to sex trafficking survivor.

    Read More


  • Senators introduce bill to improve access to mental health services in the United States

    Mar 21, 2019


    Legislation would also increase clinical social work reimbursement rates
    Read More

  • NASW CEO Angelo McClain urges Congress pass "Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act"

    Feb 26, 2019


    McClain testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor Subcommittee on Workforce Protections
    Read More

  • NASW calls on White House, Congress to fully reopen federal government

    Jan 23, 2019


    Partial government closure negatively impacting social workers and financially vulnerable clients they serve
    Read More

  • NASW Tennessee Chapter applauds decision to grant Cyntoia Brown clemency

    Jan 09, 2019


    The Chapter wrote Haslam in 2018 urging him to grant clemency to sex trafficking survivor.
    Read More