Below are links for anyone hoping to find information about social work and social workers. Several provide the opportunity to join in the important discussions about social issues today.
National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 145,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
Help Starts Here
In thousands of ways, social workers help people help themselves, people of every age, from every background, in every corner of the country – wherever we’re needed – starting here and now. Welcome to your source for professional advice, inspiring stories – even a social worker directory. Social workers, help starts here.
Social Workers Speak
SocialWorkersSpeak.org was created by NASW to provide an opportunity for social workers and concerned members of the public to monitor and influence how the entertainment industry and news media depict the social work profession and issues social workers care about. A “Cheers and Jeers” section allows us to praise or critique such depictions in the media.
Social Work Blog
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) hosts this site to give members the opportunity to share information and ideas about the profession and the challenges it presents.
The National Association of Social Workers provides this daily e-newsletter that contains social work-related information from a variety of news sources, career tips and NASW announcesments.