Social Work Advocates: August / September 2023 Issue

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American Epidemic: From First Response to Research, Social Workers Tackle Gun Violence

As gun violence erupts on American streets and in schools, churches and homes, social workers are among the first responders and are still there, years later, supporting victims’ family members and communities.

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Palliative Care: Social Workers Help Ensure Patients Have Access, Find Satisfaction

Education and training are key in promoting and supporting palliative care practice.

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Viewpoints: Prevention Programs Fundamental in Opioid Misuse Epidemic

Social workers are major stakeholders in almost every aspect of responding to the opioid epidemic

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Backstory: Therapist Turns Game-Creation Hobby Into Full-Time Business

For Jessica Marcrum, MSW, LSW, tabletop game design has become her main focus.

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Yvonne Chase, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

Social Workers Must Help Change the Broken Child Welfare System

From the President

Laetitia Clayton

Impacts of Gun Violence Can Be Far-Reaching and Long-Lasting

Editor's Note

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In the Public Eye

Read media articles with NASW members quoted as experts.

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Association News

Read news from our chapters, the board and more.

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Schools of Social Work

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NASW Events Calendar: August / September 2023

View a calendar of upcoming conferences, webinars and other events.

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