Association News: October / November 2021

Read updates from the association's national office and local chapters.

NASW National

Social Work Reinvention and Self-Care Among Topics at National Virtual Conference

Social workers across the country attended the NASW’s 2021 National Virtual Conference, which offered professional development, continuing education, networking, and conversations tackling pressing issues facing the social work profession across the world.

NASW Chapters

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Student's Challenge to California Chapter Results in Scholarship Program

Merris Obie, a Native American student from the Hoopla tribe, issued a challenge to address the profession’s (and NASW’s) inattention to the plight of Native Americans and the racism of social workers and the social services system.

New York City Bibliotherapy Program Enhances Social Work Tool Belt

Poetry and journaling are ways to identify with culture and ethnicity and connect with one's roots, and storytelling creates greater awareness. 

NASW Foundation

Foundation Supports NASW's Global Social Work Initiatives

NASW’s international social work efforts are administered in part through the NASW Foundation.

NASW Press

Social Work in Action

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NASW Organizes Virtual Congressional Advocacy Day

NASW hosted a Virtual Congressional Advocacy Day to advance legislation that will have a direct, positive impact on practice and social justice.

Clinical Practice

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Specialty Practice

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Tomorrow's Leaders Need to be Involved Today

Volunteering for NASW leadership is nothing new for Ryan Estes, who has been involved in an elected capacity with the association for eight years.

In Brief

Idaho Trailblazer Receives Park Dedication

NASW member Cherie Buckner-Webb was the first African American to serve in the Idaho State Legislature and her decade-long tenure provided a loud and clear voice for equality and human rights.

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Events Calendar: October / November 2021

View our calendar of upcoming conferences, webinars and other events at NASW and related organizations.

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In the Public Eye

Read about NASW members quoted in the mainstream media.

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Trending on Social Media: October / November 2021

Read about posts and comments from NASW’s Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter accounts, and NASW Social Work Talks podcast.

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