Social work practice incorporates knowledge of human behavior, sociology, psychiatry, psychology, and many other social science disciplines. Social work practice in behavioral health promotes well-being by preventing or intervening in mental illness, substance use, and other addictions.
NASW Practice Perspectives are valuable members-only resources that provide insight on trends affecting social work practice.
The NASW Credentialing Center administers NASW Professional Social Work Credentials and NASW Advanced Practice Specialty Credentials.
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The Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs SPS and the Mental Health SPS provide NASW members with free Continuing Education credits and up-to-date information on practice issues and trend.