As social workers, we understand the ongoing need to take care of
ourselves and each other as we meet the many challenges of our work. This may include:
Self-care too often gets reduced to a lowest-common-denominator, consumerist ideal of something that needs to be purchased. Instead, self-care may be better viewed as a set of skills that we can learn.
Read "Self-Care Conundrum"
During this November 2021 chat with NASW President Mit Joyner, social workers discuss how to engage in mental health practices using a strengths-based perspective.
Watch "Social Workers and Trauma: How to Heal"
Join NASW’s national Connect to End COVID-19 effort, a CDC-funded initiative to support social workers and their clients in informed vaccine decision-making. Complimentary webinars and CEUs available.
Learn about Connect to End COVID-19
Student loan borrowers can apply for income-driven repayment plans if their income is reduced as a result of COVID-19.
Learn about student debt relief
Watch and share these videos from the "Self Care for Social Workers" playlist.