NASW Foundation News


May 06, 2020

National Women’s Health Week, May 10 through May 16, is an opportunity for all women to take five steps to better health: Eat healthy; exercise; take care of mental health; visit a health professional for regular primary care and preventive screenings; and practice safe behaviors, especially as we face the extraordinary challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 29, 2020

Your support will help us continue our important work. Not only do we need your donation, we need your help to spread the word in coming months. Please tell your colleagues, friends and family why you believe in our work and encourage them to support us too.

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Apr 05, 2020

April 9 is National Alcohol Screening Day – a call to make screening and brief intervention (SBI) part of your routine practice. Social workers are an integral part of healthcare and should take a leading role in primary prevention of risky drinking among women.

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Mar 29, 2020

Social workers are needed on the front lines of a growing women’s health issue: risky drinking. Women’s rates of deaths tied to alcohol increased 85 percent from 1999 to 2017, according to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

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Mar 24, 2020

The NASW Social Work Pioneers® nomination submission deadline has been extended from March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2020. The Pioneer Steering Committee will consider completed packages received by April 30 at the June Pioneer Steering Committee Meeting.

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Mar 23, 2020

As the nation and world grapple with the fear, anxiety, and reality of containing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), social workers have been busy preparing our families, clients, workplaces, and communities for new routines. Social Workers are essential to the nation’s COVID-19 response and NASW and the NASW Foundation are committed to supporting our members and the social work profession as we work to reduce the impact and spread of the virus.

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