Association News: April / May 2023

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

Feature Story

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Majority of Americans Hold Social Workers in High Regard

Eighty percent of Americans have a favorable opinion of social workers, and 81 percent of those who have interacted with a social worker say this improved their situation or that of a family member.


In Brief

  • Crewe Named One of Next Avenue's 10 Influencers in Aging
  • NASW-NC Member Lovett Secures $17 Million in Grant Funding
  • Rivers-Cannon Begins Role as President of School Social Workers Association of America

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Donors Share Reasons for Supporting NASW Foundation

Richard P. Barth, PhD, MSW; Tamara Harris, MBA, MSW, and; Richard Woodrow, DSW, speak about donating to the NASW Foundation to support the profession’s legacy.


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Clinical Practice

  • Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for CY2023: Beneficiary-Oriented Updates for Social Workers
  • Older Adult Mental Health Awareness Virtual Symposium Takes Place in May
  • Updates Available for Quality Payment Program
  • Planning for Medicaid Unwinding in 2023

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Specialty Practice

  • Social Emotional Learning Model Prioritizes Critical Components for Student Mental Health
  • Working With Children and Youth With Complex Histories

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Social Work in Action

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  • Social Work Interstate Compact Bill is Released
  • Health Care Referral Website Taken Down
  • Legal Challenge to Ohio Law on Abortion Restrictions Dropped

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NASW Elections 2023

National Committee on Nominations & Leadership Identification Slate of Candidates

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Social Work Advocates Flipbook

NASW members, sign in to read the April / May 2023 issue as a flipbook

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Events Calendar: April / May 2023

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

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Social Workers in the Public Eye

Four NASW members are quoted in media stories about veteran homelessness, the mental health crisis, Medicaid expansion, and behavioral health initiatives in Boston.

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