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Social Work Advocates

June / July 2019 Issue


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Finances First: How Social Workers Can Help Level the Salary Playing Field


Skills like advocating for people and causes can be used to improve wages for all social workers.


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The Big Picture: Policy Careers Help Social Workers Effect Change from the Top Down


Whether in the private sector, in administration or on Capitol Hill, social workers working in policy are effecting change.

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW

Elevating Social Work in Mississippi


NASW President Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, LCSW, was inspired by a visit to the NASW Mississippi chapter, where she heard about their accomplishments and challenges.

Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW

Professional Strength Through Connectedness

A culture of innovation supports creative thinking and promotes acquiring social value from knowledge to generate new or improved services or methods.