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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, news 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 Endorses Joe Biden for President
    Aug 05, 2020

    Biden has shown commitment to mental health and social justice issues central to NASW's mission

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  • NASW says Senate COVID-19 relief package is deeply flawed
    Jul 30, 2020

    Plan extends Medicare telehealth, but omits key safety net provisions

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  • NASW mourns the Death of Civil Rights Leader Rep. John Lewis
    Jul 18, 2020

    Reflections from NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW

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  • NASW Seeks to Dismantle Racist Policing
    Jul 14, 2020

    NASW supports reform bill that passed in U.S. House but comprehensive language needed in the Senate

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