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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest association of professional social workers. Our members serve all communities and all populations. Here you can find the latest news from NASW. Read Social Work Advocates, press releases and statements; browse past issues of NASW News, learn about Social Work Month activities; get facts about social workers; find social work research and data; or visit one of our blogs.

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News Releases


  • NASW, Give an Hour partner to provide no cost mental health aid to hospital workers on pandemic frontlines
    May 21, 2020

    Social worker volunteers needed to help workers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

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  • House Passes HEROES Act
    May 18, 2020

    NASW commends the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the fourth urgently-needed COVID-19 relief package. Now the Senate must act swiftly to ens...

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  • NASW Georgia Chapter offers sympathies to family of Ahmaud Arbery
    May 14, 2020

    NASW-GA offers condolences to the family and friends of Ahmaud Arbery and urges social workers to take strong but peaceful action.

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  • Medicare Now Reimbursing for Audio-Only Psychotherapy
    May 01, 2020

    New flexibility is crucial in increasing access to care during coronavirus pandemic

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