Social Work Advocates:

April / May 2022 Issue

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The Great Resignation: Social Workers Seek Better Work Experiences, But Most Stay Within Profession

Social work, like many other professions, has seen a rise in resignations and worker shortages related to the pandemic. Social workers have mainly stayed within the profession, however, even if changing jobs.


Improving Health Care: Social Workers Pursue Innovative Paths

Social workers are finding increasingly important and innovative roles to advance health care through holistic, integrated and preventive approaches.

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Beekeeping Takes Time and Patience

With beekeeping, you have to be a continuous learner and to figure things out, says Gene Svebakken, a retired social worker who keeps beehives as a hobby.

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Syringe Access Bill Would Help Save Lives

Syringe access services are often the entry point for further treatment, and one of the best tools we have to end the overdose crisis, writes NASW-New Jersey Executive Director Jennifer Thompson.

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Association News

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Schools of Social Work

Norfolk State builds on powerful history of social work education; Seattle U. focuses on social justice; and U. of St. Thomas develops social work educators.

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NASW Events Calendar: April / May 2022

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

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