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Social Work Advocates

April / May 2019 Issue


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#MeToo Movement Elevates Efforts to End Sexual Violence


Social workers increase efforts to end all forms of sexual violence and raise awareness about the issue amidst the #MeToo movement.


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Public Settings, New Technology Can Create Ethical Challenges


Though running into clients in public settings has long been a challenge that social workers face, new therapies and technologies have increased concerns for maintaining clients' privacy.

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Profession Offers Many Opportunities to Exercise Leadership

"I invite you to think about what you are doing to realize the full benefit of your NASW membership to nurture your leadership gifts and potential," writes NASW President Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW.

Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW

Creating a Culture of Innovation

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

More in the April/May 2019 digital edition:


  • #MeToo Movement Proves There Is Strength in Numbers
  • Help Spread the Word About Harms of Wireless Technology
  • Social Workers, NASW Eager to Work with Diverse Congress
  • Bullying in the Workplace Can Happen Anywhere
  • Disaster Fund Helps Social Workers, Clients Recover
  • Delaware State University: Online, Overseas, and all in with NASW
  • and more

NASW members, read the digital edition