social work advocates:

august / september 2022 issue


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roe provided autonomy, self-determination: privacy rights may prove vital since court overturned abortion law


the supreme court's decision to overturnroe v. wadecreates a social justice priority for social workers — affecting not only social work clients but also how social workers do their jobs.


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inflation and social work

many social work clients are hit hard by inflation. social workers are using 世界杯入围名单2022 , empowerment, and resources to help them.

rebekah gewirtz

life after dobbs: hyperlocal organizing starting now

nasw-massachusetts executive director rebekah gewirtz says hyperlocal organizing is a good response to the recent scotus decision to overturn roe v. wade.

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backyard chickens provide fresh eggs, connection to nature, and comedy

social work investigator morgan mclaughlin-kessell raises backyard chickens with her family in suburban san diego.

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unc honors hortense king mcclinton

from the president


laetitia clayton

reproductive rights are human rights

editor's note


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social workers in the public eye

read media articles with nasw members quoted as experts in the media.

angelo mcclain

midterm elections offer opportunity to advance mental health care

from the ceo


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association news

read news from our chapters, the board and more.


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schools of social work

the university of new hampshire, indiana university, and university of southern mississippi schools of social work discuss their initiatives and programs.


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nasw events calendar: august / september 2022

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