Social Work Policy Research & Data

These reports examine issues related to the work of social workers, including how to serve people who have complex needs and how public agencies and other organizations deliver health and human services.

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NASW Policy Issues

Federal policymakers play critical roles in promoting policies that help individuals, families, and communities to fulfill their potential and to lead healthy, productive lives. To assist in this effort, NASW proposes public policy recommendations for consideration by the executive branch and Congress.

Learn more about NASW's policy issues