Social Work Advocates: October/November 2023 Issue

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A Step Backward: Social Workers Weigh Impact of U.S. Supreme Court Rulings

The high court issued three rulings in June 2023 — on affirmative action, same-sex couples and student loan cancellation — that will significantly impact social workers and their clients.

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The Intersection of Psychedelics and Mental Health Treatment

Psychedelic-assisted mental health therapy shows promise in helping some patients.

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Viewpoints: The DSM and Clinical Social Work

Arnoldo Cantu, LCSW, writes that clinical social workers must help find an alternative to the DSM's "unethical practice of widespread diagnosing of mental illness."

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Backstory: Jiu-Jitsu Hobby Teaches Power of Consent

Ryan Tolman, MSW, LICSW, says the power of consent is the most important lesson he has learned from Brazilian jiu-jitsu.

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Yvonne Chase, PhD, LCSW, ACSW

Youth Suicide Is a Mental Health and Public Health Crisis

From the President

Laetitia Clayton

Social Work and Politics Go Hand in Hand

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: October / November 2023

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

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