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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.

Members of the media can contact media@socialworkers.org for interviews, comments and questions.


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Social Work Advocates


Starting with the August/September 2018 inaugural issue, Social Work Advocates is NASW's primary means of communicating with our members about association activities and developments in professional practice and social policy.

This modern publication reflects the changes and forward movement of the association.

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NASW News Archives


For 63 years, NASW News was the flagship publication of the organization.

In the archive, you can read NASW News articles from 2008 to 2018.


News Releases


  • Report: Black youth continue to be sent to adult courts and jails at alarmingly high rates
    Sep 24, 2018

    Campaign for Youth Justice, National Association of Social Workers urge reforms

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  • NASW Update on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court
    Sep 06, 2018

    Association taking significant role in stopping Kavanaugh confirmation

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  • NASW opposes nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice
    Jul 11, 2018

    NASW alarmed by Kavanaugh's past rulings on reproductive rights, health care, gun safety and other issues

    Read More


  • Message from NASW CEO Angelo McClain on Resignation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
    Jul 02, 2018

    NASW will work to delay nomination until after elections and ensure nominee is not ultraconservative

    Read More


  • Report: Black youth continue to be sent to adult courts and jails at alarmingly high rates

    Sep 24, 2018


    Campaign for Youth Justice, National Association of Social Workers urge reforms
    Read More

  • NASW Update on Nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to U.S. Supreme Court

    Sep 06, 2018


    Association taking significant role in stopping Kavanaugh confirmation
    Read More

  • NASW opposes nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

    Jul 11, 2018


    NASW alarmed by Kavanaugh's past rulings on reproductive rights, health care, gun safety and other issues
    Read More

  • Message from NASW CEO Angelo McClain on Resignation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

    Jul 02, 2018


    NASW will work to delay nomination until after elections and ensure nominee is not ultraconservative
    Read More