NASW Foundation News

Foundation Featured On New NASW Podcast


The NASW Foundation is featured in an April 3, 2018 episode of the newly-launched podcast NASW Social Work Talks.  The podcast made its debut on March 6, 2018 as part of Social Work Month. During episodes that run twice each month, listeners have the opportunity to explore topics of interest to social workers, hear from social work experts, NASW members, and pioneers in the field of social work. The podcast's purpose is to inform, educate and inspire.


In the NASW Foundation episode, Foundation Director, Robert C. Arnold is interviewed by Executive Producer and Podcast Host, Kim M. Simpson. He discusses his background, the mission and goals of the Foundation, and the array of programs that are implemented by the Foundation team.  


Other topics discussed in this episode include:


  • The National Association of Social Workers Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, created to support NASW’s educational, research, training, and charitable initiatives through a wide range of projects that serve the profession, the practitioner, and the public.

  • The NASW Social Work Public Education Campaign.

  • The Foundation scholarship, fellowship, and achievement award programs.

  • The NASW Social Work Pioneers®.

  • The Social Work Disaster Assistance Fund.

  • The Foundation's role in assisting NASW's 55 Chapters with charitable activities and programs.

To listen to this episode about the NASW Foundation, please visit the show notes page on the NASW website. You also can subscribe to NASW Social Work Talks via Apple, Google, Spotify, and Stitcher - links are provided on the NASW Social Work Talks section of the NASW website, along with a complete list of episodes and their show notes.